Every year, UNE WCHP welcomes all new health professions students to their robust NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION. Not only is this a great time to get pre-enrollment tasks out of the way and become acquainted with the University, campus culture, and greater Portland community at large, but it's also a great opportunity to meet your specific … Continue reading ‘Tis the time to orient!
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
"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
In 2017, UNE's School of Social Work was granted a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop The Training in Aging Diversity (TRIAD) Project. The school received a supplemental grant in 2018 to develop coordinated training around substance use disorders. TRIAD is a training-in-place program for graduate-level clinical social work students. Though TRIAD reaches people of … Continue reading MSW students speak about TRIAD
We all leave a legacy upon death. Some legacies we know, others we desire, and still others will happen without us ever knowing. Despite growing up in families and keeping in touch with siblings, parents, etc, it is surprising how little we know about what matters most to those closest to us. This is what … Continue reading A Board Game that Helps Families Learn How Their Aging Loved Ones Want To Be Remembered