We are proud to announce that MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, was recently featured on the Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition website. The Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition is coordinated by the Maine Women’s Lobby and is a collection of Maine nonprofits, legislators, and citizens working to establish a statewide paid … Continue reading MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, reflects on Maine Paid Family Leave
Unique among social work programs, UNE's MSW Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) Certificate lets students design a course of study that puts the creative process front and center of their MSW pursuits. Students work with real people in real need, where the love of creativity combines with stimulating social work curriculum to promote real change. … Continue reading UNE’s Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate: How can the arts help heal?
April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, and in light of this, we want to feature a project created by one of our BSW Students, Jordan Simpson. We will let her introduce the project herself: Hello all! I am so excited to finally share this with everyone! This year, in my Social Policy and Advocacy Class, … Continue reading A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson
Lynne Schmidt received her MSW from UNE’s School of Social Work in 2020. Her first placement was at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) where she helped initiate a Safe Bars/Hearts of Hospitality program for the Lewiston/Auburn area. During this placement, Lynne was certified as a Sexual Assault Support Group Facilitator and completed an … Continue reading Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model
As part of our continued Mental Health and Covid19 Series, we are featuring a particular #Covidkindness project UNE MSW students are involved with. The project is a Legacy Scholars project led by led by Tom Meuser Ph.D., founding director of The UNE Center for Excellence in Aging and Health (CEAH) and focuses on bringing older … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID19 Series: MSW Students Help Older Adults Combat Feelings of Loneliness and Isolation