We've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students asking them not only why they chose UNE but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more and keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Belle Bocal. Belle Bocal What made you choose UNE over other options? Working on the … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued, Belle Bocal: WHY UNE and SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS?
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
As part of our COVID19 series, we are reaching out to our alumni to find out how they're doing, how they've been impacted by current events, and what their plans are moving forward. Today, we feature Kallie Dorsey MSW '19. Kallie: Kallie is originally from Texas. She got a BSW in undergrad, moved to … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Kallie Dorsey ’19, Medical Social Work and COVID-19
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
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