Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective
Applied Arts and Social Justice MSW student, Libby Arsenault '21 recently received a full scholarship to attend a 3 day Artivism Conference in Belfast, ME: What's Art Got To Do With It? The Student Social Work Organization covered additional travel costs and hotel expenses. The focus of the conference was the use of arts in … Continue reading Music, Healing, and Social Justice
We recently surveyed our MSW students to learn: How they're funding grad school AND If they think it's worth the investment Are students in school full time? 55% of our currently enrolled students are full-time (*Full time Advanced Standing and Accelerated students included) 45% of our currently enrolled students are on part time tracks (3 … Continue reading How To Fund Grad School
In 2017, UNE's School of Social Work was granted a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop The Training in Aging Diversity (TRIAD) Project. The school received a supplemental grant in 2018 to develop coordinated training around substance use disorders. TRIAD is a training-in-place program for graduate-level clinical social work students. Though TRIAD reaches people of … Continue reading MSW students speak about TRIAD
At UNE, alongside dedication to teaching excellence, our social work faculty are also involved in collaborative research projects, presentations, and ongoing interprofessional work in the community. Our faculty spotlight today is Clay Graybeal, PhD. Clay Graybeal, Ph.D., has had a busy fall. He partnered with Kathryn Brandt, D.O., of the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine, and … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Clay Graybeal, Ph.D.