"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!
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?
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?
Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., UNE Social Work Faculty and co-director of the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation has been hard at work in the community conducting research and sharing insights around homelessness. Just two years ago, more than 2,500 Maine public school students were reported as homeless or displaced — a nearly 30% increase … Continue reading Social Work Professor, Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, Ph.D., Weighs in on Homelessness Trends in Maine