Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!

Student Spotlight: Gravity by Lynne Schmidt is now available for purchase and review from Nightingale & Sparrow Press!  "Gravity is a collection of poems that explores the rise and fall of an intense relationship. The kind where it feels the other person is the gravity keeping you anchored to the planet and you worry that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!

A Night of Storytelling: Maine Voices Against Violence

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

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!

A Board Game that Helps Families Learn How Their Aging Loved Ones Want To Be Remembered

We all leave a legacy upon death. Some legacies we know, others we desire, and still others will happen without us ever knowing. Despite growing up in families and keeping in touch with siblings, parents, etc, it is surprising how little we know about what matters most to those closest to us. This is what … Continue reading A Board Game that Helps Families Learn How Their Aging Loved Ones Want To Be Remembered