If you follow our blog, you're likely already familiar with MSW alumni Katy Finch '18. Katy was featured on our Blog back in May 2019 in our post, How to Use Art in Social Work Practice. She not only came through our program as an Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate student, but she then … Continue reading Art and Social Work: MSW alumna collaborates on comic to chronicle real lives of Mainers on the street
A note from the Director of UNE School of Social Work, Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP: As some of you may be aware, last week the President issued an Executive Order (EO) that prohibits open and frank discourse for federal employees and grantees addressing systemic racism, sexism, and other forms of institutional and societal injustices. … Continue reading A Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Discussions of Racism, Sexism, and other forms of Institutional Societal Injustices
We've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students asking them not only why they chose UNE but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more and keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Belle Bocal. Belle Bocal What made you choose UNE over other options? Working on the … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued, Belle Bocal: WHY UNE and SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS?
September is National Suicide Prevention Month! Throughout September, we’ve been sharing resources, stories, art, and more in an effort to shed more light on this highly stigmatized topic. As part of our series, we reached out to Greg A Marley LCSW, Director of Suicide Prevention at NAMI Maine, to see if he’d be interested in featuring on … Continue reading Guest Post from NAMI, MAINE: Suicide is a Mostly Preventable Tragedy; It’s up to all of us
Image from The Funny Beaver Many of you are already aware that we've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE , but what their social work aspirations are. Visit our initial post HERE to learn more. Keep reading to learn why MSW Students, Ashley Potvin … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Ashley Potvin and Amber Wilson, “WHY UNE” and “SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS”