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
Lara Nordenson is a second year MSW student in UNE's MSW program pursing the Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care . A little about Trauma: Trauma is a hidden epidemic affecting 90% of individuals who seek public behavioral health services (SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health solutions). It's life-shaping and impacts not only the individuals, but families, communities and service systems. … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Social Work: A Radical Health Experience
As part of this year's New Student Orientation we took some time to ask incoming students what factors ultimately led them to choose UNE's MSW Program over others. Here's what they had to say: WHY UNE? Abigail Lynch Why UNE? "One of my co-workers went to UNE for her MSW and highly recommended the program. She … Continue reading Why Choose UNE?
Narrative therapy seeks to be a respectful, non-blaming approach to counseling and community work, which centers people as the experts in their own lives. It views problems as separate from people and assumes people have many skills, competencies, beliefs, values, commitments and abilities that will assist them to reduce the influence of problems in their … Continue reading What is Narrative Therapy?
If you have a strong interest in human behavior, a desire to help others, and want to find a way to turn this into a career, you may find yourself stumped by the question: Psychology? Social Work? Which route do I take...... and what’s the difference anyway? We thought we’d help you break it down: … Continue reading Clinical Social Work vs. Pyschology: What’s the Difference?