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?
The Westbrook College of Health Professions (WCHP) honored the Master of Social Work Class of 2019 last Friday, May 17th 2019 at a traditional hooding ceremony and the following day at the commencement ceremony. MSW students were honored alongside graduates of the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Science … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS 2019 GRADUATES!
"Some of us seem to be on a lifelong quest to tease out potential where others choose not to look. The approach is simple really – invest time, be present, listen, engage and encourage ownership. This is true in all facets of life; no more so than in a prison environment." These are the … Continue reading Aging, Cultural Diversity, and End of Life Care
UNE's Center for Excellence in Aging and Health and School of Social Work welcomed Dr. Suzanne Doyle from the University of Missouri - St. Louis to facilitate the workshop: Ageless Arts: Harnessing Creativity in Later Life Over 40 participants gathered to EXPLORE the intersections of aging, health, wellness and creativity... LOOK at the "gifts" of aging as assets … Continue reading Aging and the Arts