School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Featured image by Hanna Barczyk As part of our Mental Health and COVID19 Series, today we are featuring MSW student, Kim Davis.  Kim is enrolled in UNE’s MSW on campus program option and is on the 3 year part-time track.  She's just completed her second year.   See UNE’s Personalized Learning Options here Minimize Comparative Suffering … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

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

BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes

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