FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Research

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Our faculty is actively engaged in research on the local, national and international domains. Research themes focus on: addictions, HIV/AIDS, health disparities, child welfare, behavioral health, group work, aging and inter-professional education.

Social Work faculty are actively engaged in a variety of research topics, including:

  • Adolescent alcohol use
  • Substance-related disorders
  • Alcohol use among Latinos
  • Acculturative stress and diminishing family cohesion
  • Home health care
  • Consumer direction in long-term care policy
  • Intergenerational shared sites
  • Domestic Violence
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Social welfare history
  • Inter-professional education and service-learning
  • Family assessment models
  • Trauma-informed practice with children and adolescents
  • Social work practicum
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Evidence-based child welfare
  • Family-centered practice
  • Measures for group work practice
  • Standards for group work practice
  • Operant learning theory
  • Single-case evaluation
  • International human trafficking
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Children of immigrants

CONTACT US

School of Social Work

Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto Maidique Campus, AHC5 576
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-5880
Fax: 305-348-5312

Mary Helen Hayden, Ed.D., LCSW, DCSW
Director

 

Maria Gutierrez
Office Manager
Phone: 305-348-5880
Email: gutierm@fiu.edu