MSW student, Abby Pinkston, talks about her field placement at Esther House

Abigail (Abby) Pinkston is in her first year of UNE’s MSW Program, expected to graduate in May 2022.   As part of her MSW, she is also pursuing the certificates, Training in Aging and Diversity (TRIAD)* and Trauma-informed care.  She is doing her field placement at Esther Residence in Saco, ME, a transitional sober house for … Continue reading MSW student, Abby Pinkston, talks about her field placement at Esther House

Ted Meyer and Dr. Shelley Cohen Konrad: Art, Medicine, and Social Change

“I have not the slightest idea from where they come from,” reflects Ted Meyer about his most recent collection of paintings, created amidst the COVID10 pandemic.  The paintings are vibrant and whimsical. They include expansive pink desert landscapes and bright blue swirling skies through which fantastical horned creatures and lovers seem to buoy across.    … Continue reading Ted Meyer and Dr. Shelley Cohen Konrad: Art, Medicine, and Social Change

MSW Student, Wes Covey, builds podcast about music and social change in America

MSW student, Wes Covey, is pursing the Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) certificate as part of his getting his MSW at UNE. For his final creative arts project, he's building a podcast that explores the history of music in America in relation to social change, gender expression, and racism. In one episode, he features … Continue reading MSW Student, Wes Covey, builds podcast about music and social change in America