Lara Nordenson is a second year MSW student in UNE's MSW program pursing the Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care . A little about Trauma: Trauma is a hidden epidemic affecting 90% of individuals who seek public behavioral health services (SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health solutions). It's life-shaping and impacts not only the individuals, but families, communities and service systems. … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Social Work: A Radical Health Experience
Applied Arts and Social Justice MSW student, Libby Arsenault '21 recently received a full scholarship to attend a 3 day Artivism Conference in Belfast, ME: What's Art Got To Do With It? The Student Social Work Organization covered additional travel costs and hotel expenses. The focus of the conference was the use of arts in … Continue reading Music, Healing, and Social Justice
"My name is Casey Rogers and I graduated in 2018 with my BSW from the University of Maine and chose to go right into UNE's on campus MSW Program as part of their Advanced Standing cohort. Pursuing my MSW in this 1-year program was a nerve-wracking decision, but a choice that I am so happy with! … Continue reading Already have a BSW? Get your MSW in just ONE YEAR!
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
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?