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Doctoral Candidate Wins Award for Paper on UK Prison Exchange Course

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

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

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

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

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

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:05

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