Military Social Work: How UNE Alumna, Kelli Godfrey, Serves Our Veterans

Kelli Godfrey grew up around the world on military installations, with her mother serving her country as an active duty female soldier. She later married her husband, an active duty soldier, and continued to move around the country. Though Kelli herself is not a veteran, she was an Army child, Army spouse, employed as a … Continue reading Military Social Work: How UNE Alumna, Kelli Godfrey, Serves Our Veterans

The Color and Cost of Justice

  Seven of our MSW students were sponsored to attend this years' Portland Maine MLK Dinner:  MLK Observance: The Color and Cost of Justice . Five students were sponsored by UNE's Intercultural Affairs Office, while two others were generously offered tickets by their host Field Placement institution: Portland Public Schools. Several UNE Social Work faculty and alumni also attended … Continue reading The Color and Cost of Justice

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Frank Brooks Radio Interview

Dr. Frank Brooks, Assistant Clinical Professor in the UNE SSW, was recently interviewed on the USM radio station WMPG. He was a guest on the new radio show Out Cast and discussed the roots of the systemic and institutionalized forms of oppression of LGBTQ+ people in the United States. Dr. Brooks also discussed the progress … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Frank Brooks Radio Interview

The World Begins at the Kitchen Table

Social work staff, Meg Webster, publishes in Maine Women Magazine  this month!  The piece is titled, The World Begins at the Kitchen Table.  The article weaves  portraits of two individuals as it follows the journey of a finely crafted 40" cherry wood kitchen table from one home to another.   The table is donated by local craftsman Chris … Continue reading The World Begins at the Kitchen Table