"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. ...read more
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. ...read more
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.
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). ...read more
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. ...read more
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. ...read more
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. ...read more