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
Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Freeman MSW ‘20 We recently reached out to UNE MSW alumni, Kevin Freeman for an update. He shared with us that he’s just passed his ASWB Masters of Social Work licensing exam and is now an LMSW-cc ("conditional clinical"), one step closer to achieving his goal of becoming a Licensed Clinical Social … Continue reading Alumni Kevin Freeman MSW ’20: UNE takeaways and dreams of private practice
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
Meet Em Strout! Em Strout graduated with their MSW and Trauma Certificate in 2019. They currently live in Portland, Maine as a Day Treatment Social Worker at Maine Behavioral Health's Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders. What does your job entail? I support students (ages 5-20) in an intensive autism day treatment program. I work … Continue reading Alumni Update: Em Strout MSW ’19, Social Work with Autism and Developmental Disorders