People

Administrator

Danielle F. Wozniak

MSW, ACSW, PhD

Director, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4514

dwozniak@une.edu

Hersey Hall
426

Dr. Wozniak received her MSW from Fordham and her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut. She is the Director of Social Work at the University of New England.

Her research passions include the culture of motherhood and kinship through U.S. based foster care. Her books on kinship and foster care include, They're All My Children: Foster Mothering in America (NYU Press 2001) and with co-authors Janelle Taylor and Linda Layne, Consuming Motherhood (Rutgers, 2004).

She is also passionate... Read More

Expertise

Distance Education and Global Collaborations

U.S. Foster Care

Kinship and Consumption in 20th Century America

Post Traumatic Growth and Healing from Domestic and Sexual Violence

Ethnographic Research

Full-time Faculty

Assistant Director of Online Education

(207) 221-4510

camato@une.edu

Hersey Hall
424

Before taking her position at UNE, Cyndi Amato, MSW worked in the field of sexual assault response and prevention for 20 years, first as a crisis and support line advocate and support group facilitator, which lead her to pursue her masters degree in social work.  She was hired as the first Executive Director of the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault where she was instrumental in developing statewide programs including the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program (SANE) and guidelines to support... Read More

Expertise

Program development; non-profit administration and supervision; sexual violence response and prevention; institutional abuse; trauma; grant writing; community organizing; crisis intervention; management of interdisciplinary teams; policy development.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Coordinator of Online Field Education

(207) 468-8979

wanderson4@une.edu

Off-Campus

Expertise

Presenting on Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice as well as <br />working with Children and Families on Sexual Abuse and Special Needs of Children

Case Management Services

Working with Adult Survivors

Poverty Issues and Strength Based Supervision

Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 221-4502

nayer@une.edu

Hersey Hall
405

I received my MSW degree from West Virginia University in 1976. I have practiced social work for the last 37 years in southern, central and coastal Maine. My first MSW position was working with adolescent boys in a residential setting. I loved the work and the population, however, eventually found myself gravitating towards a community change focus. I was very fortunate to become a statewide community organizer for people with disabilities promoting equal rights and social justice for citizens with... Read More

Expertise

Community Organizing<br /><br />

Instructor

(207) 762-0687

jboudman@une.edu

Hersey Hall

I have worked in non-profit and grassroots settings for many decades and have taught in the campus-based and online programs of UNE since 2004. During my long  career, I’ve worked as a community organizer, an executive and supervisor, a grant/contract writer, a clinician and an educator. The venues have been mixed: battered women’s shelter and a sexual assault program, crisis program, native American tribal governments, community mental health centers, foster grandparent program,... Read More

Expertise

Adult mental health

hospice

death & dying

domestic violence

Native American health

creative arts in therapy

clinical supervision

crisis intervention

grant writing and management

Community Organizing

Thomas McLaughlin

Associate Professor, Director of MSW online education; Codirector for the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation

(207) 221-4511

tmclaughlin@une.edu

Hersey Hall
424

Expertise

Cost effectiveness of social service delivery systems; mental health and social welfare policy delivery systems and policies; community organizing; non-profit organizational management and sustainable infrastructure; social service research infrastructure

Amy Coha

M.S.W., LCSW

Clinical Associate Professor

acoha@une.edu

Hersey Hall
421

Expertise

Field education

domestic violence

sexual assault

criminal justice

adult mental health.

Professor

(207) 221-4505

mcohen@une.edu

Hersey Hall
404

Expertise

Integrated social work practice; organizational change; social work with groups; homelessness

poverty and mental health issues.<br /><br />Courses:<br />Social Work Practice I<br />Social Work Practice II<br />Social Work Practice with Groups<br />Homele

Kerry Dunn

J.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4364

kdunn5@une.edu

Hersey Hall
412

Expertise

Criminal and juvenile legal systems

critical policy analysis

public ethnography

participatory action research

and mindful politics.

Betsey Gray

MSW, LICSW

Director of Field Education

(207) 221-4508

Egray@une.edu

Hersey Hall
423

Expertise

Field education

older adults and their caregivers

interprofessional education.

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4501

scohenkonrad@une.edu

Hersey Hall
418

Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Director of the Center for Excellence in Interprofessional Education (CEIPE). A clinical social worker by training Shelley specializes in practice with children and families. Her book, Practice with Children and Families: A Relational Perspective was published in 2013. In 1988 Shelley established Touchstone Psychotherapy Associates, a mental health collaborative designed to meet the complex needs of children, families, and carers. She co-founded the Kids... Read More

Expertise

Shelley's research and scholarship focuses on children and families; pediatric chronic illness and end-of-life; health perspectives of vulnerable populations

relational learning

and interprofessional education and care.

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 229-8797

erondina@une.edu

Off-Campus

I have been teaching with UNE since August, 2011 as a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor online. I live in Southern Maine, on the NH border, and close to the MA border as well. I earned my MSW in 2004 from the University of New Hampshire, after four years of what we part-timers called ‘the turtle track’. I have continued to further my learning beyond my MSW by earning a Masters in Metaphysics, (considered a religious degree), receiving advanced training in... Read More

Expertise

My areas of expertise are: spirituality and wellness; group facilitation; field education; strength-based parenting

Nancy Shore

Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4507

nshore@une.edu

Hersey Hall

Expertise

Community-Campus Partnerships; Community-Engaged Research; Research Ethics

Amy N. Storch

MSW, PhD, LCSW

Online Assistant Lecturer

(207) 221-4396

astorch@une.edu

Off-Campus

Courses: Human Behavior and the Social Environment I and II, Social Welfare and Policy Programs I and II, Social Work Practice I and II, Research I and II, Advanced Trauma Based Practice, Social Work & Creative Arts, Social Work Practice and the Law, Social Determinants of Health, Psychopharmacology, Substance Abuse, Multicultrualism Practice in Social Work.Read More

Expertise

crisis intervention

substance abuse

mental health

and working with individuals with disabilities

specifically

the Hard of Hearing and Deaf population.

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 540-3228

mwhite5@une.edu

Off-Campus

Hello.  My name is Mary White.  I am a Field Planner, Clinical Assistant Professor for the School of Social Work at the University of New England.  I live with my husband and two daughters in Caribou, Maine (a rural community approximately 30 minutes from the Canadian border).  I graduated with a BA in Behavioral Science from the University of Maine in Presque Isle in 1989.  I entered into my Masters program in 1993 at the University of Maine at Orono... Read More

Expertise

Working with people with serious and persistent mental illness

women's issues

trauma and survivor issues

case management

supervision

veteran's issues and poverty. I am particulary interested in research regarding generational poverty and its impact

Leslie Yaffa

MSW, EdD

Associate Lecturer

(207) 221-4486

lyaffa@une.edu

Off-Campus

Courses taught:  

SSW 515- Integrat Micro Macro Framework 

SSW 525- Intro to Advanced Practice

SSW 601- Independent Study

SSW 646- International Social Work Practice in the Caribbean

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Expertise

Child and adolescent development

human services practice

individuals and families

diversity

working/understanding children

adolescents and families

mental health

field placement

research and practice

international social work/human services

appl

Adjunct

Ann Cox

M.S.N., LCSW

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

(207) 221-4393

jcox@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
224

Expertise

chronic pain

addiction treatment

mental health

cross-cultural health concerns (especially India)

integration of mental/emotional and physical health (education and treatment).

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

Dr. Hamilton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado and Utah and a certified Infant Mental Health Specialist.  She has worked in the social work field for almost 20 years and has experience in child welfare, adoptions, medical, and psychiatric social work. Dr. Hamilton worked in private practice as a psychotherapist specializing in family and childhood problems prior to entering higher education. While in private practice, she maintained a connection to public child welfare by evaluating, writing reports, and... Read More

Analeah Green

Ph.D., MSW

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

New York State Licensed Master Social Worker

Expertise

staff and program development

grant writing

continuing education

curriculum development

animal assisted therapy

family and caregiver services

E. Jane Hayes

Ph.D., LMSW

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

Associate Professor of Social Work (Retired), Grand Valley State University

Expertise

Advocacy and policy practice

Distance Education

teaching

learning and technology

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

I obtained by MSW from the University of South Carolina and have been a Licensed Social Worker for over 20 years.  I am currently working on the last stages of my PhD in Human Services at Capella University.  I am currently employed by the SC Dept. of Mental Health as a Clinical Supervisor.  I also provide field supervision for the USC College of Social Work.  I am also working towards my Independent Social Work Licensure. ​ 

My dissertation topic focuses on... Read More

Expertise

Adult and child mental health

clinical supervision

MSW student supervision

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker-R, Psychotherapy Privilege

Certified Site Auditor for the Council on Social Work Education, 2013

Professor Hyman has over over twenty years of comprehensive and progressive management and clinical experience. 


My name is Monique Holsey Hyman. I live in Durham North Carolina with my husband (Craig) and two children (Madison 15, and Morgan, 12).  I relocated to North Carolina eight years ago and enjoy my job at Shaw University. In May 2010 I was awarded the Shaw University “Excellence in Teaching Award”.

I earned my Bachelor of Science degree... Read More

Expertise

Curriculum Development; Child Welfare; Case Management Services; New York City and State Mental Health; Non - profit administration and supervision. Student Retention Strategies; Council on Social Work Accreditation.

Julia Macek

MSW, LCSW

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

(207) 551-6429

jmacek@une.edu

Hello, my name is Julia Macek, and my area's of focus have  been with children and families, especially those who have attachment needs, along with children who have been traumatized and sexually abused.  I believe every child deserves a chance and their families do too.  I have worked with child welfare, foster can/kinship and adoption care, and have a strong desire to advocate for children and adolescent as many of them do not have a voice of their own.  I... Read More

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

(541) 720-2411

jmccallister@une.edu

Jessica graduated with her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington and continued on to her doctoral work at Capella University in 2010. Currently she is on break from her dissertation, however, to focus her energy on higher education online program accreditation. She is interested in assessment, evaluation, and accreditation policy at the university level and plans on continuing her doctoral studies in the future. Jessica came to the University of New England in 2011 and continues... Read More

Henri Moser

M.S., Ed.D. (In progress)

Online Learning Specialist, MSW Adjunct Faculty, Ed.D Student

(207) 221-4352

hmoser@une.edu

Proctor Hall

Hello, UNE community! I am a native Californian new to Maine. My undergraduate studies were done in Arcata, CA at the notorious Humboldt State University, where I studied forest ecology, www.humboldt.edu. I went on to get a Master of Science in Education in San Diego. Next, I taught at a K-8 one-room schoolhouse high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California for 10 years. The little town, Bear Valley, is situated at 7500 feet, has a population of 100 full... Read More

Expertise

Online Learning Specialist

K-8 Education

Writing Support

Technology

Forestry

APA and AMA Formatting

Literature Review Writing

Research Design (qualitative and quantitative)

and Research Statistics

Lena Pearlman

MSW, LCSW

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

(314) 458-5551

lpearlman@une.edu

Hello UNE Community! My name is Lena Pearlman and I live in St. Louis MO with my husband (Bryan) and twins (Samantha and Matthew). I was born in Russia and moved to the states as a young child.  I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work from Saint Louis University.  I am working towards a doctoral degree.

My areas of specialty include forensics, child abuse, mental illness, dual diagnosis.  However, I have been a hospital social worker, a... Read More

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

Courses: ​
Human Behavior/Social Environment I & II, Advanced Psychosocial Assessment, Contemporary Theories for Social Work Practice With Individuals and Families, Domestic Violence, Psychopharmacology: Drugs/Behavior, On-line Field Instructor, Social Work & Creative Arts

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Expertise

substance abuse

mental health

domestic violence

individual

group

and family counseling

human services

bullying prevention and intervention

field education and supervision

Judith Robbins

LCSW, JD, CCHP-A, CCHP-MH

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

Academic Advisor, Online School of Social Work

I've worked in mental health settings as a licensed clinical social worker and  clinical supervisor in Connecticut for three decades. I'm most proud of my involvement in the development and administration of a statewide mental health program for pre-trial youth in Connecticut's juvenile detention system.  Currently, I also represent the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) on the National Commission on Correctional Health Care's (NCCHC) Board of Directors. Read More

Lacey L. Sawyer

BA, MSW, LMSW-CC

Adjunct Professor, Online School of Social Work

MSW Field Education Planning and Seminar

(207) 227-5472

lsawyer1@une.edu

Affiliated Faculty

Interim Director, School of Community and Population Health;

Associate Dean, WCHP

Professor of Social Work

(207) 221-4509

cgraybeal@une.edu

Linnell Hall
112

Dr. Graybeal currently serves as the Interim Director of the School of Community and Population Health and as Associate Dean in the Westbrook College of Health Professions.   In 2012-13 he served as the Interim Director of the School of Social Work.  His scholarship has focused on evidence-based practice in social work and in interprofessional education across teh health professions.  He has a particular interest in the exploring the relationship between science, creativity, and personal and organizational change.

In collaboration with Dr.... Read More

Expertise

Evidence-based practice; the alliance between provider and patient/client; interprofessional education; transformative practice; the creative arts in social work.

Staff

Administrative Assistant, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4542

kgifford@une.edu

Hersey Hall

Staff member at the UNE School of Social Work and art history graduate of USM. I enjoy painting, travelling, baking, and running.Read More

Staff Assistant, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4503

vwalker@une.edu

Hersey Hall
427

Graduate of the University of Southern Maine. Enjoy working in the dynamic School of Social Work. Enjoy gardening, grandchildren, reading and volunteering at the Salmon Falls Library and the Buxton Hollis Historical Society.Read More

Emeriti

Professor Emeritus of Social Work

(207) 221-4431

srose@une.edu

Hersey Hall
428

Expertise

Social determinants of health; impact of health disparities on chronic illnesses; poverty and health; social work in health and mental health; empowerment-based practices.