Are you looking ways to connect with your fellow MSW students and have a voice in the school community? Join the School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO)! The SSWSO promotes a sense of community among MSW students while also provides them with a platform through which they can organize and voice their opinions to help … Continue reading Introducing Your New SSWSO Officers!
Over the past few months, we've been asking our students to respond to some fun quick questions about who they are and what inspires them about social work. We've gathered a handful of their responses here for you all to enjoy! See below: B: MSW student, Briana Hailey (more commonly referred to as "B" @bumblebeestings … Continue reading MSW Student Snapshots
Poetry and Social Work: Carly Woolard entered UNE's MSW Program in Fall of 2018. She is originally from North Carolina, but knew she'd be moving to Maine the moment she came upon UNE's Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. "I'd not seen anything like it before and just knew it was perfect," she shares. Carly … Continue reading How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing
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
MSW Student, Emily Krueger, entered our program as an Advanced Standing student and will graduate in just one year with her MSW. She's currently enrolled in a Trauma Theory course (the course is offered as part of the Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care.) Trauma affects 90% of individuals who seek services in public behavioral health settings, … Continue reading Student Trauma Change Project and Weight Watchers Weigh-ins