School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Featured image by Hanna Barczyk As part of our Mental Health and COVID19 Series, today we are featuring MSW student, Kim Davis.  Kim is enrolled in UNE’s MSW on campus program option and is on the 3 year part-time track.  She's just completed her second year.   See UNE’s Personalized Learning Options here Minimize Comparative Suffering … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Mental Health and COVID19 Series: Faculty Reflections

As we continue to forge this new territory together, we continue to share resources and  hear from UNE Social Work faculty, staff, and students about how they are staying healthy, positive, and productive as they work from their homes.  Today, we hear from BSW Program Director and Professor, Cyndi Amato MSW and Applied Arts and … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID19 Series: Faculty Reflections