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
“I have not the slightest idea from where they come from,” reflects Ted Meyer about his most recent collection of paintings, created amidst the COVID10 pandemic. The paintings are vibrant and whimsical. They include expansive pink desert landscapes and bright blue swirling skies through which fantastical horned creatures and lovers seem to buoy across. … Continue reading Ted Meyer and Dr. Shelley Cohen Konrad: Art, Medicine, and Social Change
Today marks the beginning of the 45th Black History Month in American history. When Carter G. Woodson originally established what was then called Black History Week in 1926, the month of February was chosen because leaders Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass both shared birthdays in the month, two individuals who created historic change for African … Continue reading February is Black History Month
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