Tag: Kent School of Social Work

Grad student faces ‘cancer beast,’ leverages experience to help others

Barbara Martin is fighting an enemy that has ravaged her friends and family. “I’m going to fight this cancer beast,” said the breast cancer survivor...

UofL researchers examine mental, medical effects of older inmates

Researchers at the Kent School of Social Work are conducting interviews with older male inmates in Kentucky prisons as part of a study aimed...

UofL partners on $5 million initiative for trauma-resilient community

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and University of Louisville and Centerstone Kentucky officials announced Nov. 12 that the city has been awarded a $5 million,...

UofL research shows parent relationships impact kids’ mental health

New research from the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work shows parents who improve their relationships could also improve their kids’ mental...

Across disciplines, UofL is developing expertise to help sex trafficking victims

She could be the girl next door. With strawberry blonde hair and a lightly freckled face, Cotie is 26 but could pass for half-a-dozen...

Kent School grad to study impact of horses and sunshine

Can horses and sunshine make you happy? Foley Hart, a Kent School of Social Work graduate student, thinks so and will soon launch a study...

UofL research focused on preschooler behavior

They’re not yet in kindergarten but they’re already in danger of failing in school because of their behavior. The preschoolers are the subject of...

Kent School unveils Celebrate Pride banner

The Kent School of Social Work installed a Celebrate Pride banner on Patterson Hall, facing the corner of 3rd Street and Eastern Parkway. The school...

Kent School grant aimed at improving child welfare workforce

The University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work has a major role in a five-year, federally funded research grant to strengthen the country’s...

Having meaningful discussion with kids is focus of UofL lecture

Parents will learn strategies for having open communication with their children and how doing so fosters healthy relationships at the next “Building Hope” lecture...