Featured image by molnareszter September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! There are an average of 123 suicides each day in this country. It’s the tenth leading cause of death in America — second leading for ages 25-34, and third leading for ages 15-24 (National Today, 2020). Throughout this month, we’re sharing resources, stories, art, and more … Continue reading Yellow Tulip Project: Let’s Talk about Suicide
For those of you following our blog, you're already aware of our new student snap shot series! For those of you new to our blog, welcome! We plan to release mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE among other programs, but we also … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Kalie Dunican,”Why UNE” and “Social Work Aspirations”
Each year, we ask our incoming cohort of students: WHY DID YOU CHOOSE US? .....and we want to share their answers with you! This year's class enters at a particularly unique time. Despite the hurdles and uncertainty presented by a pandemic, widespread protests, a tumultuous election year, and many many more turbulent events worldwide, these … Continue reading New Student Snapshots: Why UNE?
September is National Suicide Prevention Month! As part of this month, we aim to: Spotlight members of our community who are taking action to raise awareness Provide resources for all and help to........... BSW Student, Sydney Wolf '22, will kick us off! A little bit about Sydney: Sydney Wolf is a Junior BSW major, … Continue reading Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds
Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit