Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Featured image by Hanna Barczyk As part of our Mental Health and COVID19 Series, today we are featuring MSW student, Kim Davis.  Kim is enrolled in UNE’s MSW on campus program option and is on the 3 year part-time track.  She's just completed her second year.   See UNE’s Personalized Learning Options here Minimize Comparative Suffering … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, and in light of this, we want to feature a project created by one of our BSW Students, Jordan Simpson.   We will let her introduce the project herself: Hello all! I am so excited to finally share this with everyone! This year, in my Social Policy and Advocacy Class, … Continue reading A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model

Lynne Schmidt received her MSW from UNE’s School of Social Work in 2020. Her first placement was at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) where she helped initiate a Safe Bars/Hearts of Hospitality program for the Lewiston/Auburn area. During this placement, Lynne was certified as a Sexual Assault Support Group Facilitator and completed an … Continue reading Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model