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
Every year, UNE WCHP welcomes all new health professions students to their robust NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION. Not only is this a great time to get pre-enrollment tasks out of the way and become acquainted with the University, campus culture, and greater Portland community at large, but it's also a great opportunity to meet your specific … Continue reading ‘Tis the time to orient!
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?
If you have a strong interest in human behavior, a desire to help others, and want to find a way to turn this into a career, you may find yourself stumped by the question: Psychology? Social Work? Which route do I take...... and what’s the difference anyway? We thought we’d help you break it down: … Continue reading Clinical Social Work vs. Pyschology: What’s the Difference?
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