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  • IFVS Team Receives AFCC Award

    The Meyer Elkin Essay Award is awarded by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

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  • Understanding Domestic Violence as a Social Service Professional

    The Institute has re-launched its online domestic violence training

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  • Lessons from the Pandemic

    COVID-19 exposed the need for universities to develop...

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  • An Online Student Resilience Project Responds to the Pandemic

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  • Freshmen Anxiety and COVID-19: Practical Implications From an Online Intervention for Supporting Students Affected by Health Inequities

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  • FSU has launched a new professional certification in
    college student wellbeing, trauma, & resilience

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  • FSU Launches new Professional Certification in Human Trafficking
    Prevention and Intervention

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  • The Vulnerability Gap: Group Differences in Childhood Trauma
    and Resilience on a Florida College Campus

    Colleges are increasingly seeking ways to promote the behavioral health and wellbeing of their students.

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  • What do EMS Professionals Know about Human Trafficking?
    Assessing the Impact of Training

    Targeted training has resulted in increased identification of human trafficking (HT) by hospital staff.

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  • FSU Launches New Level of Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience

    The curriculum series, developed by the Clearinghouse on Trauma and Resilience within the college’s Institute for Family Violence Studies

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  • Online Virtual Supervised Visitation during the COVID-19 Pandemic:
    One State's Experience

    This paper describes how supervised visitation programs in a Florida rapidly transitioned from in-person supervised visits to virtual, online visits during
    the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the health of families and staff.

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  • Lessons from a Student Resilience Project

    Oehme, K., Perko, A., Altemus, M., Ray, E. C., Arpan, L., & Clark, J. (2020). Lessons from a student resilience project.

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  • Helping Students Cope with Adversity

    Ray, E.C., Arpan, L., Oehme, K., Perko, A., & Clark, J. (2019). Helping students cope with adversity: The influence of a web-based intervention
    on students’ self-efficacy and intentions to use wellness-related resources.

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  • FSU Launches Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience

    FSU has launched a Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience.

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  • FSU Resilience Project receives national award

    The College of Social Work's Dean Clark accepts the John L. Blackburn Award for solutions to campus problems from the American Association
    of University Administrators in Detroit, Michigan.

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  • Testing Restorative Narratives in a College Student Resilience Project

    Ray, E.C., Arpan, L., Oehme, K., Perko, A., & Clark, J. (2019). Testing restorative narratives in a college student resilience project. Innovative Higher Education, 44. doi: 10.1007/s10755-019-9464-4.

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Latest News

Human Trafficking Prevention App

FSU's Institute for Family Violence Studies (IFVS) has been working with Saving Jane and One Huddle as they create an app on human trafficking prevention.....

IFVS Team Receives AFCC Award

The staff of the FSU Institute for Family Violence Studies (IFVS) at the College of Social Work were awarded the 2022...

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