Meet Em Strout! Em Strout graduated with their MSW and Trauma Certificate in 2019. They currently live in Portland, Maine as a Day Treatment Social Worker at Maine Behavioral Health's Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders. What does your job entail? I support students (ages 5-20) in an intensive autism day treatment program. I work … Continue reading Alumni Update: Em Strout MSW ’19, Social Work with Autism and Developmental Disorders
Recently, the Director of UNE School of Social Work, Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP, received an email update from MSW alumna '18, Jessica Boghosian ACSW, about her new life in California. Jessica graduated in May 2018 and shortly after graduation, packed up her car with a close friend and drove across the country and … Continue reading From Maine to California: Alumna Jessica Boghosian MSW ’18 on Psychotherapy and EMDR
As many of you know, we’ve been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE , but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more. Keep reading to hear from Dave Norman and Ellie Turlo! Dave Norman What made you choose … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Dave Norman and Ellie Turlo,”WHY UNE” and “SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS”
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?
September is National Suicide Prevention Month! Throughout September, we’ve been sharing resources, stories, art, and more in an effort to shed more light on this highly stigmatized topic. As part of our series, we reached out to Greg A Marley LCSW, Director of Suicide Prevention at NAMI Maine, to see if he’d be interested in featuring on … Continue reading Guest Post from NAMI, MAINE: Suicide is a Mostly Preventable Tragedy; It’s up to all of us