Christine. Rogerson, LCSW, Practicum Coordinator for the Master of Social Work program at UNE Online

Faculty Spotlight: Christine Rogerson, LCSW 

Christine Rogerson, LCSW, is the Practicum Coordinator for the Master of Social Work program at UNE Online. She graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Maine and went on to earn her Master of Social Work right here at the University of New England. Prior to teaching at UNE, Christine spent several…

Richard Parent, Director of Assessment, UNE Online

Assessing Students to Guarantee a High-Quality Education

Recently I spoke with Dr. Richard Parent, UNE Online’s Director of Assessment, about the role of Assessment as an integral part of instruction, and how assessment helps ensure that a school or program delivers on its promise of delivering a high-quality education. In short, assessment deals with three core issues: Learning outcomes: “Are we teaching…

Mary White, LCSW and Field Planner and Clinical Assistant Professor for the Master of Social Work program at UNE Online.

Faculty Spotlight: Mary White, LCSW

Mary White, LCSW, is a Field Planner and Clinical Assistant Professor for the Master of Social Work program at UNE Online. She graduated with a BA in Behavioral Science from the University of Maine in Presque Isle and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Maine at Orono. For 18 years Mary…

Online Master of Science in Social Work Fieldwork

The MSW Fieldwork Experience at UNE Online

Field experience is at the heart of any social work education. The field of social work is one of interaction, and the fieldwork experience is where students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom in order to tackle challenges they’ll only encounter outside of the classroom. It enables students to explore different settings, issues, and…

Domestic Violence misconceptions

Tackling Three Misconceptions of Domestic Violence

Opening our eyes to domestic violence and helping victims requires a deeper understanding – because reality is far more complicated than common conceptions. Domestic Violence fact: One in four women, and one in seven men, will be victims of domestic violence in the U.S. in their lifetime, according to the CDC . For women globally, the number is 35 percent . Understanding the complete…

Darryl Vincent, MSW

Alumni Spotlight: Darryl Vincent, MSW

Darryl Vincent is living proof of the power of integration. Working full-time as the then-Vice President of Programs at the U.S. Veterans Initiative while earning his MSW at UNE Online, Darryl applied his learnings in the workplace the moment he signed off from class. Now COO, Darryl credits his UNE Online teachers for the successful…

Domestic Violence Infographic by UNE Online

How to End the Domestic Violence Cycle

Empathy and action are a powerful combination – Social Workers protect victims and children by intervening. How does the cycle of domestic violence start? How does it become so insidious that millions of victims stay in abusive relationships and homes? How do we make it stop? The Cycle of Violence was identified by psychologist Dr. Lenore Walker in…

Faculty Spotlight: Nan Solomons, Ph.D., Practicum Coordinator

Dr. Nan Solomons is the Practicum Coordinator for the Master of Science in Health Informatics program at UNE Online. We spoke with her this week to discuss the field of health informatics, and how she supports students through their Practicum process. How did you get interested in the field of Health Informatics? I got interested…

Faculty Spotlight: Megan Landry BSN, MHA-Informatics

Faculty Spotlight: Megan Landry, Health Informatics

Megan Landry, BSN, MHA, is the Program Manager for the Graduate Programs in Health Informatics at UNE Online. To start off, let’s define Health Informatics. What is Health Informatics? Program Manager Megan Landry, explains. Megan Landry, B.S.N., M.H.A.-Informatics directs the Health Informatics Programs at UNE Online. The early years of Megan’s career were spent in…