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UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA

School Website: http://uwf.edu/ceps/departments/social-work/


(Updated 9/15/16)

The Center for Research and Economic Opportunity (CREO) has awarded Dr. Kellie O’Dare Wilson, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, several grants totaling $165,000 in support of projects to address hunger, food insecurity, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation at local farmer’s markets, and health equity in northwest Florida.


(Updated 8/16/16)

Congratulations to Dr. Kellie O'Dare Wilson, Social Work, on the publication of her article, entitled "Beyond the Ecomap: GIS as a promising yet underutilized method in social work research and practice,” in the journal Social Work and Social Services Review. The purpose of this article is to examine the current state of GIS in social work teaching and published research, explore reasons why social work has been slow to adopt this methodology, and invigorate social work’s knowledge of and interest in mapping.