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Marlys Staudt, associate professor in the College of Social Work, designed a study to assess secondary trauma, burnout, and compassion satisfaction […]


In a joint effort among researchers from UT’s College of Social Work, the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, […]


With the help of the College of Social Work Office of Research and Public Service, an online database has been […]


Programs are placing Knoxville’s homeless into housing more rapidly and residents are staying longer, according to a recently released report, […]


Over the last six months with funding from the City of Knoxville, the Knoxville Homeless Management Information System (KnoxHMIS) has […]


TPOPS, based in UT’s College of Social Work, contributes to the welfare of the children of incarcerated parents who are better-empowered to support them. TPOPS provides assistance to noncustodial fathers who are incarcerated or recently released, as well as informational sessions for correctional staff. TPOPS is funded through a contract administered by the Tennessee Department of Human Services and the University of Tennessee.


KNOXVILLE— A unique parenting program run by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is helping incarcerated fathers rebuild their lives and […]


By Nichole Stevens  The Human Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T.) program was founded by John New, professor of comparative medicine in […]


A Smart Start for Knox County Babies: A Partnership Between the UT College of Social Work and the Knox County […]


Study of Housing First Outcomes for Formerly Homeless Individuals The Knox Homeless Management Information System doubled the number of subjects […]