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?
Poetry and Social Work: Carly Woolard entered UNE's MSW Program in Fall of 2018. She is originally from North Carolina, but knew she'd be moving to Maine the moment she came upon UNE's Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. "I'd not seen anything like it before and just knew it was perfect," she shares. Carly … Continue reading How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing
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