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!
Narrative therapy seeks to be a respectful, non-blaming approach to counseling and community work, which centers people as the experts in their own lives. It views problems as separate from people and assumes people have many skills, competencies, beliefs, values, commitments and abilities that will assist them to reduce the influence of problems in their … Continue reading What is Narrative Therapy?
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
Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., co-director of the UNE Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation, is assisting the Portland Police Department to organize and implement an online survey to gauge residents’ opinions about crime, police effectiveness and overall safety in the city. Information gathered will be used to help guide the department in its crime … Continue reading Faculty Assists Portland Police With Crime and Safety Survey
Dr. Frank Brooks, Assistant Clinical Professor in the UNE SSW, was recently interviewed on the USM radio station WMPG. He was a guest on the new radio show Out Cast and discussed the roots of the systemic and institutionalized forms of oppression of LGBTQ+ people in the United States. Dr. Brooks also discussed the progress … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Frank Brooks Radio Interview