School of Social Work

School of Social Work offers online master’s program information session

The School of Social Work at the University of Maine will offer an online information session about the Master of Social Work program 5:30–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.   People interested in learning more about the fall 2020 program are invited to attend. The session will cover the application process and on-campus and distance learning options […]

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WABI, WVII cover 14th annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered the 14th annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium at the University of Maine on Oct 28. This year’s event focused on innovations in dementia care. “Maine is the oldest state in the nation based on median age, and we are the most rural state in the nation,” said Lenard […]

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DePoy featured in WalletHub piece about best, worst cities for people with disabilities

Elizabeth DePoy, a professor of social work and interdisciplinary disability studies at the University of Maine, was featured in the “Ask the Experts” section of the WalletHub study, “2019’s Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities.” “[Financial] challenges are diverse but for me are linked to discrimination, institutional practices, and paternalims, perhaps unintended by […]

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Hutchinson Center provides program on power of group work 

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast is offering a professional development program on the power of group work 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sept. 27.  “Helping People Change: The Power of Groups” will focus on gaining insight into therapeutic or curative factors that make groups work; appreciating the power of group work; predicting, normalizing and […]

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UNE, UMaine collaborate to develop statewide AgingME initiative

An initiative of the University of New England in collaboration with the University of Maine to improve the health and well-being of Maine’s older adults through enhanced practitioner training has received a five-year award of nearly $3.75 million from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under its Geriatrics […]

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