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?
Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., UNE Social Work Faculty and co-director of the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation has been hard at work in the community conducting research and sharing insights around homelessness. Just two years ago, more than 2,500 Maine public school students were reported as homeless or displaced — a nearly 30% increase … Continue reading Social Work Professor, Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., Weighs in on Homelessness Trends in Maine
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?
"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