Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit
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?
Featured image by Charles Williams Racial discrimination...COVID19....Socioeconomic disparity... This is just a short list of the things that are currently claiming countless lives daily. As losses continue to amass, so too does our grief. Our losses are widespread and diverse, and despite feeling their heaviness, we are often unable to even comprehend them or put … Continue reading Ambiguous Loss in the Time of COVID-19 and Widespread Protests for Racial Justice
To continue with our Mental Health and Covid19 series, we reached out to MSW Faculty and Trauma Certificate Coordinator, Arabella Pérez, LCSW for some of her insights. Here's what she had to say: Managing Stress and Cultivating Emotional Resiliency: Managing stress and cultivating emotional resiliency has never been more challenging during my lifetime. I have … Continue reading Mental Health and Covid19 Series: Managing Stress and Cultivating Emotional Resiliency
As we continue to forge this new territory together, we continue to share resources and hear from UNE Social Work faculty, staff, and students about how they are staying healthy, positive, and productive as they work from their homes. Today, we hear from BSW Program Director and Professor, Cyndi Amato MSW and Applied Arts and … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID19 Series: Faculty Reflections