As many of you know, we've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE , but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more. Keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Eircka Pyles. Ericka is a mid-western transplant and already … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Ericka Pyles, “Why UNE” and “Social Work Aspirations”
September is National Suicide Prevention Month! As part of this month, we aim to: Spotlight members of our community who are taking action to raise awareness Provide resources for all and help to........... BSW Student, Sydney Wolf '22, will kick us off! A little bit about Sydney: Sydney Wolf is a Junior BSW major, … Continue reading Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds
Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit
We are proud to announce that MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, was recently featured on the Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition website. The Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition is coordinated by the Maine Women’s Lobby and is a collection of Maine nonprofits, legislators, and citizens working to establish a statewide paid … Continue reading MSW Student, Tiarra LaPierre, reflects on Maine Paid Family Leave
Unique among social work programs, UNE's MSW Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) Certificate lets students design a course of study that puts the creative process front and center of their MSW pursuits. Students work with real people in real need, where the love of creativity combines with stimulating social work curriculum to promote real change. … Continue reading UNE’s Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate: How can the arts help heal?