UK Conference to Address Mental, Behavioral Health Issues in Military

News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:52

"Contemporary Perspectives on Treating Veterans, Military Members, and their Families," will cover best practices for behavioral and mental health professionals and feature Col. Jennifer Humphries, a leading expert in military social work and behavioral health. The conference will be held Friday, May 8. more

UK College of Social Work Inducting Two New Members Into Hall of Fame

News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:29

Recognizing the distinguished accomplishments of University of Kentucky College of Social Work alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the field, the college will induct two honorees into its Hall of Fame at a ceremony this evening, April 29. more

UK's Cerel Debunks Common Statistic at National Suicidology Conference

News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 18:04

Since the 1960s, the number six has been commonly used to describe how many people are impacted by each suicide. Julie Cerel, associate professor in the UK College of Social Work, says that's just not true, and her research has produced a startling statistic. more

Doctoral Candidate Wins Award for Paper on UK Prison Exchange Course

News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 15:16

Molly Malany Sayre, a doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, has been awarded the 2015 Teaching Social Problems Paper Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP). more

Eliminating the Stigma: Suicide Attempt Survivor Sharing Her Story at UK

News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:35

Dese'Rae L. Stage, photographer, writer, suicide awareness advocate and suicide attempt survivor, will visit campus Thursday, March 12, to speak about her public awareness project, Live Through This, and her own experience as a suicide attempt survivor. more

College of Social Work Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series to Feature Human Trafficking Expert

News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:55

Noël Bridget Busch-Armendariz, director of the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at the University of Texas at Austin, will be on campus Friday, Feb. 27, discussing human trafficking in the U.S. more

Badger Awarded Highest Honor From Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

News - Sun, 02/01/2015 - 17:30

The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors has awarded Karen Badger, University of Kentucky assistant provost and associate dean in undergraduate education and associate professor in the College of Social Work, the Alan and Delwyn Breslau Award. more