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Department of Social Work
1339 Wahnish Way
300 Benjamin Banneker, Building B
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Brenda Jarmon, Ph.D., M.S.W. Associate Professor
Contact: Room 310, (850) 561-2263
E-mail:  brenda.jarmon@famu.edu

Dr. Brenda Jarmon received her Ph.D. in Social Work from Florida State University and an M.S.W. and B.S. in Business Administration from Delaware State University.  Dr. Jarmon has a distinguished record as an educator, scholar, community leader.  She has conducted research and published extensively in the areas of teen pregnancy prevention, abstinence education, foster care and adoption recruitment and retention policy, and welfare reform.  Dr. Jarmon is a highly-demanded speaker on the local, state, national and international arenas speaking on such diverse topics as school social work, child welfare, and enhancing cultural diversity and cultural competence.  She serves on numerous national, state, and local boards and has appeared frequently on television shows devoted to teen pregnancy prevention and cultural diversity.  Dr. Jarmon currently teaches graduate courses in social welfare research and is the coordinator of the social work research sequence.