Taking Care of Your Mental Health Through Covid19 -Part II

As we continue to forge this new territory together, we continue to share resources and  hear from UNE Social Work faculty, staff, and students about how they are staying healthy, positive, and productive as they work from their homes.  Today, we hear from BSW Program Director and Professor, Cyndi Amato MSW and Applied Arts and … Continue reading Taking Care of Your Mental Health Through Covid19 -Part II

How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing

Poetry and Social Work: Carly Woolard entered UNE's MSW Program in Fall of 2018.  She is originally from North Carolina, but knew she'd be moving to Maine the moment she came upon UNE's Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate.  "I'd not seen anything like it before and just knew it was perfect," she shares.   Carly … Continue reading How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing

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

A Night of Storytelling: Maine Voices Against Violence

Thursday evening, October 17th, our stellar MSW student Kim Davis, has organized a storytelling event that focuses on intimate partner violence among young people aged 16-24  She has carefully planned the evening through collaboration with the Interprofessional Education Collaborative,  MSW Faculty, Amy Coha, Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate Coordinator, Lori Power, Through These Doors, and … Continue reading A Night of Storytelling: Maine Voices Against Violence