How to use ART in social work practice

Are you an artist? Or perhaps you just really enjoy art.... Are you looking to find a way to blend your creative interests with your desire to help people?  Well, you've come to the right place! Get your Masters in Social Work at UNE and the Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate! Unique among social … Continue reading How to use ART in social work practice

Life After Grad School: MSW Alumna Deanna Barry

  Alumna SPOTLIGHT: Deanna Barry In Her Own Words: I graduated from the MSW program in December of 2018 with a macro concentration and an Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. While a student at UNE, I interned with Maine Boys to Men and developed a strong passion for work surrounding the issues of masculinity … Continue reading Life After Grad School: MSW Alumna Deanna Barry

2018 Annual Alumni Winter Social

  Alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff gathered again Thursday evening for our Annual Alumni Winter Social.  Big band holiday music played from speakers while guests enjoyed food, drink, and mingled with one another. MSW Alumni '18 Maya Williams kicked off the evening with some of her poetry. She opened with To Happiness:  We are … Continue reading 2018 Annual Alumni Winter Social

Pieces of Recovery: The Puzzle Project

"The opposite of addiction is connection" - Johann Hari TED TALK Glenn Simpson, activist and UNE MSW student pursuing the Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) certificate,  was out  Black Friday not to shop, but to hang banners as part of a public awareness campaign for safe injection sites.  See Portland Press Herald article here. Drug … Continue reading Pieces of Recovery: The Puzzle Project

Come see Applied Arts and Social Justice Intercultural Mural!

MSW Applied Arts and Social Justice students, Cassidy Cleaves and Ashley Mendes,  co-facilitated an intercultural teen group at the Maine Center for Grieving Children February through May 2018. Maine Center for Grieving Children serves more than 4,000 grieving children, teens, families, and young adults annually through peer support, outreach, and education.  Their mission is to provide loving … Continue reading Come see Applied Arts and Social Justice Intercultural Mural!