March is National Social Work Month, and in celebration of this, we’re posting weekly prompts to our Instagram and Facebook to which we hope you respond! Here, we’ve included an outline of the upcoming prompts alongside associated hashtags. In addition to the hashtags, please don’t forget to tag our pages in your posts! Facebook: … Continue reading BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes
Over the past few months, we've been asking our students to respond to some fun quick questions about who they are and what inspires them about social work. We've gathered a handful of their responses here for you all to enjoy! See below: B: MSW student, Briana Hailey (more commonly referred to as "B" @bumblebeestings … Continue reading MSW Student Snapshots
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?