The Westbrook College of Health Professions (WCHP) honored the Master of Social Work Class of 2019 last Friday, May 17th 2019 at a traditional hooding ceremony and the following day at the commencement ceremony. MSW students were honored alongside graduates of the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Science … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS 2019 GRADUATES!
Portland Press Herald reports that Democrats in the Legislature are moving forward with a bill to create a task force that will take a sweeping look at Maine’s fragmented mental health system. Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, sponsor of the bill, explains that it is meant to fill the holes in a system that is failing … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! As part of Mental Health Month, we are featuring two organizations, The Yellow Tulip Project (YTP)and Shalom House. YTP is a non-profit with the mission to smash stigma around mental health and build a community of of people who realize that hope happens when youth and community leaders work together. The … Continue reading Mental Health: Smash The Stigma!
UNE MSW Alumna, Beth Fawcett '12, recently got in touch to tell us about THIS GREAT EVENT she's organizing as part of her involvement with CrossFit Casco Bay in Portland. SO WHAT'S THIS EVENT ANYHOW? OutWOD 2019 is hosted by CrossFit Casco Bay in Portland. The event will kick off at 10am with a general … Continue reading Kick off PRIDE Week with OUTwod!
If you have a strong interest in human behavior, a desire to help others, and want to find a way to turn this into a career, you may find yourself stumped by the question: Psychology? Social Work? Which route do I take...... and what’s the difference anyway? We thought we’d help you break it down: … Continue reading Clinical Social Work vs. Pyschology: What’s the Difference?