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

News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:55

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

Grant Will Train Social Work Grad Students to Meet Demand for Behavioral Health in Primary Care

News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:05

A collaborative project between the UK College of Social Work and the Department of Family and Community Medicine has been awarded a $1.4 million HRSA grant that will train social work graduate students in primary behavioral health with children, adolescents and transitional aged individuals. more

From South Africa to Appalachia, The Power of Resilience and Community

News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:58

Jasmine Newman, a senior anthropology major from Pikeville, Ky., has spent the past two summers interning with non-profit organizations in South Africa and Appalachia. She's witnessed the power of resilience and community, the value of knowing your roots, and the importance of helping where you're needed. more

College of Social Work to Host Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series on Nov. 14

News - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:16

As part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture series, the UK College of Social Work will feature Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development from the Brown School of Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, Nov. 14. more