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 Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

UK Social Work Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

By Lindsey Piercy. LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2020) — More and more family members are providing safe homes to children of
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Dean Miller Named to UK Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team

Dean Miller Named to UK Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team

The University of Kentucky (UK) recently announced a comprehensive, enterprise-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Implementation Plan designed to accelerate progress
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New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

By Lindsey Piercy, LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) — It is a profession committed to the well-being of others —
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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


September 23, 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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September 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
Mandatory Group Field Orientation and Advising for Spring 2021 SW 640 students

Mandatory Group Field Orientation and Advising for Spring 2021 SW 640 ...

Social Work 640 students will join Dr. Pamela Weeks, Director of Field Education, Desha Scanlon, Field Placement Coordinator, and Dr. Renee Campbell, Clinical Assistant Professor,
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September 25, 2020, 1:00 pm
KASSW Virtual Conference ft. Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel

KASSW Virtual Conference ft. Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel

Kentucky Association for School Social Work Virtual 2020 Conference Friday, September 25th 1:00pm-3:00pm via Zoom (link provided after registration) Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel 2
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