What is the Social Work Student Organization?

If you're looking for more ways to connect with fellow MSW students while on campus....  Join the School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO)! The SSWSO promotes a sense of community among MSW students while also provides them with a platform through which they can organize and voice their opinions to help guide program development.  Students … Continue reading What is the Social Work Student Organization?

Aging, Cultural Diversity, and End of Life Care

"Some of us seem to be on a lifelong quest to tease out potential where others choose not to look.  The approach is simple really – invest time, be present, listen, engage and encourage ownership.  This is true in all facets of life; no more so than in a prison environment."     These are the … Continue reading Aging, Cultural Diversity, and End of Life Care

Policy: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

In honor of Social Work Month this year, MSW Student Blair Doucette hosted a UNE Policy Class Day at the State House.  Blair had already been working in the field of social work for 12 years at DHHS's  Office of Child and Family Services  when he applied to UNE's MSW Program.  He decided to pursue … Continue reading Policy: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Maine State Rep. Lori Gramlich shows how social workers drive change.

"Did you know social workers are the largest group of mental health service providers in the United States? Or that they are the largest employer for the Veterans Administration? Social workers are everywhere in our society. They’re in schools, clinics and hospitals, and the field is expanding every day as the need for these professionals … Continue reading Maine State Rep. Lori Gramlich shows how social workers drive change.

How To Fund Grad School

We recently surveyed our MSW students to learn: How they're funding grad school AND If they think it's worth the investment Are students in school full time?  55% of our currently enrolled students are full-time  (*Full time Advanced Standing and Accelerated students included) 45% of our currently enrolled students are on part time tracks (3 … Continue reading How To Fund Grad School