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
Many of you are already aware, but we're excited to finally post about the release of UNE School of Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad's PhD, LCSW, FNAP second edition of Child and Family Practice: A Relational Perspective. The book was published in December 2019 and is available now for purchase! Child and Family Practice: A … Continue reading Reflections from Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP, on Second Edition of Child and Family Practice: A Relational Perspective
Every year, UNE WCHP welcomes all new health professions students to their robust NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION. Not only is this a great time to get pre-enrollment tasks out of the way and become acquainted with the University, campus culture, and greater Portland community at large, but it's also a great opportunity to meet your specific … Continue reading ‘Tis the time to orient!
Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., UNE Social Work Faculty and co-director of the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation has been hard at work in the community conducting research and sharing insights around homelessness. Just two years ago, more than 2,500 Maine public school students were reported as homeless or displaced — a nearly 30% increase … Continue reading Social Work Professor, Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., Weighs in on Homelessness Trends in Maine
"Did you know social workers are the largest group of mental health service providers in the United States? Or that they are the largest employer for the Veterans Administration? Social workers are everywhere in our society. They’re in schools, clinics and hospitals, and the field is expanding every day as the need for these professionals … Continue reading Maine State Rep. Lori Gramlich shows how social workers drive change.