Research

For over 80 years, the College of Social Work (CoSW) has been a leader in social work research. Consistent with the University’s land grant mission, CoSW faculty, staff and students conceptualize and conduct rigorous, cutting-edge research aimed at one profoundly simple goal: improving the human condition. Always, in all ways.

116%

Increase in FY20 Research Funding

6

Centers & Labs

16+

International Research Partnerships

News


Success Against All Odds: From Aging Out of Foster Care to Social Work Grad

Success Against All Odds: From Aging Out of Foster Care to Social Work Grad

Can you recall a time when you felt the odds were stacked against you? It’s a common phrase you’ve most
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UK Social Work Launching Support Group for Adopted Kentucky Teens

UK Social Work Launching Support Group for Adopted Kentucky Teens

By Lindsey Piercy LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2020) — In Kentucky there are nearly 10,000 young people in foster care,
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UK Social Work’s Garcia named RWJF Fellow

UK Social Work’s Garcia named RWJF Fellow

The University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) announced today that Dr. Antonio Garcia, Associate Professor, has been selected
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Featured Stories


Examining Military Behavioral Health with Dr. Chris Flaherty

Examining Military Behavioral H...

The Military Behavioral Health Lab (MBH) is a unique lab focused on generating empirical knowledge and testing clinical interventions to
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Mentoring Foster Parents with Jeff Damron and Tamikia Dumas

Mentoring Foster Parents with J...

Imagine you’re a new foster parent or kinship caregiver, and if you’re being honest, it’s nerve-wracking. No matter how prepared
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Connecting Kentucky Families with Missy Segress, Jessica Fletcher, and Karen Bowman

Connecting Kentucky Families wi...

No matter how prepared you are, once a child walks into your home, it can feel overwhelming. You ultimately need
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Events


January 17, 2021, 6:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

ASK-VIP Group Training with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

Topic: Healthy Boundaries in Teenage Relationships Facilitated by: Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse January 17, 2021, 6-7:30 PM CST To register for this group training, visit
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January 18, 2021, 7:30 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Angela Jamison

ASK-VIP Group Training with Angela Jamison

Topic: ARC Meetings and IEPs: The Basics Facilitated by: Angela Jamison January 18, 2021, 7:30-9 PM EST To register for this group training, visit here,
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January 19, 2021, 9:00 am
Milieu Management: Leading Groups and Creating Structure for Positive Treatment Experiences

Milieu Management: Leading Groups and Creating Structure for Positive ...

Course Description: Many treatment providers are employed at facilities or agencies that utilize a group process to enhance client treatment.  This 3-hour workshop will provide
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