We enter the holiday season at a time when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than 1 million COVID-19 cases in just the past 7 days. Small, household gatherings are one of the primary causes, and experts are encouraging families and friends to celebrate at home this year. "We each experience … Continue reading Holidays reimagined: How to stay safe yet celebratory amid the pandemic
Have you served your country? OR...........Do you want to provide services to those who have? OR...........BOTH? Join us November 10th 5-7pm for a virtual (zoom) info session about UNE’s MSW on campus program option, featuring veterans populations: Work/Study AS a veteran, WITH veterans and FOR veterans. The info session will open with a general program … Continue reading November 2020 Info Session: Featuring Work WITH Veterans and FOR Veterans
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