Social Work Professor Turns Foster Care Journey Into Life of Research, Education, Advocacy

News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:00

Growing up in the foster care system, Jay Miller often felt alone and afraid. Today the assistant professor in the UK College of Social Work dedicates himself to advocating for a better life than what he experienced for foster care youth. more

College of Social Work to Host Conference on LGBTQIA Issues for Behavioral Health, Other Helping Professionals

News - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 09:06

The College of Social Work will host a conference titled “Out in the Open: LGBTQIA Issues for Behavioral Health and Other Helping Professionals” on June 30, 2016, at the Fayette County Extension Office. more

Scott and Dallaire Selected as Commencement Student Speakers

News - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:00

Jared Scott will speak at the 9 a.m. ceremony and Jackie Dallaire will speak at the 2 p.m. ceremony. Scott and Dallaire were selected among several candidates by UK President Eli Capilouto to represent the May 2016 undergraduate class. more

College of Social Work to Induct Two New Hall of Fame Members

News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:22

The UK College of Social Work will induct James J. Clark and Margaret Hazelette into their 2016 Hall of Fame. more

Conference on Military Behavioral Health Sponsored by UK College of Social Work

News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:31

Conference will be held April 29 at the Campbell House in Lexington and will cover a number of topics including moral injury, suicide prevention and military culture. more

Social Work Student Leaves Lasting Impression in Washington, D.C.

News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 11:54

Even as a child, Karah Holbert was inspired to follow in her mother's footsteps to the UK College of Social Work with the goal of making lasting changes in the lives of other people. more