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
Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective
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
Student Spotlight: Gravity by Lynne Schmidt is now available for purchase and review from Nightingale & Sparrow Press! "Gravity is a collection of poems that explores the rise and fall of an intense relationship. The kind where it feels the other person is the gravity keeping you anchored to the planet and you worry that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!
UNE's School of Social has recently expanded to include a fully accredited BSW Program which will graduate its first cohort of BSW students this year! Learn more about our BSW Program here Jordan Simpson, a junior in the program made this great video about her experiences Not only does she share what it's like to be … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Social Work Student