Thursday evening, October 17th, our stellar MSW student Kim Davis, has organized a storytelling event that focuses on intimate partner violence among young people aged 16-24 She has carefully planned the evening through collaboration with the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, MSW Faculty, Amy Coha, Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate Coordinator, Lori Power, Through These Doors, and … Continue reading A Night of Storytelling: Maine Voices Against Violence
UNE's School of Social has recently expanded to include a fully accredited BSW Program which will graduate its first cohort of BSW students this year! Learn more about our BSW Program here Jordan Simpson, a junior in the program made this great video about her experiences Not only does she share what it's like to be … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Social Work Student
As part of this year's New Student Orientation we took some time to ask incoming students what factors ultimately led them to choose UNE's MSW Program over others. Here's what they had to say: WHY UNE? Abigail Lynch Why UNE? "One of my co-workers went to UNE for her MSW and highly recommended the program. She … Continue reading Why Choose UNE?
"My name is Casey Rogers and I graduated in 2018 with my BSW from the University of Maine and chose to go right into UNE's on campus MSW Program as part of their Advanced Standing cohort. Pursuing my MSW in this 1-year program was a nerve-wracking decision, but a choice that I am so happy with! … Continue reading Already have a BSW? Get your MSW in just ONE YEAR!
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?