A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, and in light of this, we want to feature a project created by one of our BSW Students, Jordan Simpson.   We will let her introduce the project herself: Hello all! I am so excited to finally share this with everyone! This year, in my Social Policy and Advocacy Class, … Continue reading A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

Mental Health and COVID19 Series: Faculty Reflections

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 Mental Health and COVID19 Series: Faculty Reflections

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