Hello all! A while back, we wrote a post about the differences between Clinical Social Work and Clinical Counseling or Psychology. This is one of our most popular blog posts and the question we get asked the most. We recently hosted an information event spotlighting both UNE's MSW on campus program option as well as … Continue reading Social Work vs. Psychology: How to Choose?
Abigail (Abby) Pinkston is in her first year of UNE’s MSW Program, expected to graduate in May 2022. As part of her MSW, she is also pursuing the certificates, Training in Aging and Diversity (TRIAD)* and Trauma-informed care. She is doing her field placement at Esther Residence in Saco, ME, a transitional sober house for … Continue reading MSW student, Abby Pinkston, talks about her field placement at Esther House
An interprofessional group of students, faculty, professional staff, and community members gathered virtually back in December for a facilitated discussion on best practices for telehealth and telecollaboration methods across regions and disciplines. The event, “Telecollaboration: Best Practices for Teams,” sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE) at the University of New England, drew medical … Continue reading MSW Student, Christine Quong ’21 on Best Practices for Interprofessional Telecollaboration
Bobby Bennett is in his second year of UNE's MSW on campus program. He was recently granted the 2020 Charlene B. Rydell Scholarship, which was established in memory of Charlene Rydell, HON ’95, who dedicated much of her life to community activism and promoting social equity and justice. Past Rydell Recipients: Blair Doucette '18 Kara … Continue reading Reflections on Art, Community, and Social Justice with MSW Student, Robert (Bobby) Bennett, Jr. ’21
We continue to reach out to UNE faculty, staff, and students about how they’re reimagining the holidays this year in ways they can remain safe yet joyful. BSW program director, Cyndi Amato MSW shares some ideas of her own. For Thanksgiving, she and her partner decided to kick the frenzied holiday kitchen madness altogether, and … Continue reading Tips from BSW Program Director, Cyndi Amato MSW, on how to remain joyful through the holidays