How to use ART in social work practice

Are you an artist? Or perhaps you just really enjoy art.... Are you looking to find a way to blend your creative interests with your desire to help people?  Well, you've come to the right place! Get your Masters in Social Work at UNE and the Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate! Unique among social … Continue reading How to use ART in social work practice

Mental Health: Smash The Stigma!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!  As part of Mental Health Month, we are featuring two organizations, The Yellow Tulip Project (YTP)and Shalom House.   YTP is a non-profit with the mission to smash stigma around mental health and build a community of of people who realize that hope happens when youth and community leaders work together.  The … Continue reading Mental Health: Smash The Stigma!

What is the Social Work Student Organization?

If you're looking for more ways to connect with fellow MSW students while on campus....  Join the School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO)! The SSWSO promotes a sense of community among MSW students while also provides them with a platform through which they can organize and voice their opinions to help guide program development.  Students … Continue reading What is the Social Work Student Organization?

Aging, Cultural Diversity, and End of Life Care

"Some of us seem to be on a lifelong quest to tease out potential where others choose not to look.  The approach is simple really – invest time, be present, listen, engage and encourage ownership.  This is true in all facets of life; no more so than in a prison environment."     These are the … Continue reading Aging, Cultural Diversity, and End of Life Care

Policy: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

In honor of Social Work Month this year, MSW Student Blair Doucette hosted a UNE Policy Class Day at the State House.  Blair had already been working in the field of social work for 12 years at DHHS's  Office of Child and Family Services  when he applied to UNE's MSW Program.  He decided to pursue … Continue reading Policy: Where The Rubber Meets The Road