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


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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UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-Care Among Public Defense Professionals

UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-...

While working in public defense can undoubtedly be challenging, research shows that those working in that field face many of
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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


November 30, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual MSW Info Session

Virtual MSW Info Session

Join Graduate Program Director, Dr. Kalea Benner, and College of Social Work personnel as we discuss our Master of Social Work program. Topics will include:
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November 30, 2020, 6:00 pm
Virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony

Virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony

Join us for a virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony on November 30th at 6 pm! This event will be live-streamed through the College of Social
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November 30, 2020, 7:00 pm
All About Adoption Town Hall Event

All About Adoption Town Hall Event

All About Adoption Town Hall Event Are you considering adoption?  Or, has becoming a foster parent crossed your mind?  If you have taken either into
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