Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

UNE School of Social Work partnered with UNE's Center for Excellence in Aging and Health and Area Agency on Aging for Western Maine, SeniorsPLUS  to organize this year's annual Training in Aging and Diversity (TRIAD): Aging & Diversity: The Intersection of Ethics & Trauma as we Age The training featured a Trauma presentation by Assistant … Continue reading Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective

Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective

Music, Healing, and Social Justice

Applied Arts and Social Justice MSW student, Libby Arsenault '21 recently received a full scholarship to attend a 3 day Artivism Conference in Belfast, ME: What's Art Got To Do With It?   The Student Social Work Organization covered additional travel costs and hotel expenses. The focus of the conference was the use of arts in … Continue reading Music, Healing, and Social Justice

MSW Student organizes Allyship Training

UNE MSW student, Wes Covey '21 is collaborating with Maine Boys to Men, Prevention Action Change, and Maine Women's Lobby to organize a training around Allyship in the community. From Maine Boys to Men: We are in an age of unprecedented awareness and action around the epidemic of sexual assault and harassment in our society. … Continue reading MSW Student organizes Allyship Training

Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!

Student Spotlight: Gravity by Lynne Schmidt is now available for purchase and review from Nightingale & Sparrow Press!  "Gravity is a collection of poems that explores the rise and fall of an intense relationship. The kind where it feels the other person is the gravity keeping you anchored to the planet and you worry that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!