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...
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
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...
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.
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
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...
Community Organizing<br /><br />
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,...
Adult mental health
death & dying
Native American health
creative arts in therapy
grant writing and management
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
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
Dr. Graybeal serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of Integrated Health Sciences in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. He provides academic oversight and support for the graduate health professions programs in the college, as well as the Clinical Simulation Program, Add Verb Productions, and the InterProfessoinal Education Collaborative. He has a particular interest in the exploring the intersections between art, science, creativity, and personal and organizational change....
Evidence-based practice; the alliance between provider and patient/client; interprofessional education; transformative practice; the creative arts in social work.
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...
Shelley's research and scholarship focuses on children and families; pediatric chronic illness and end-of-life; health perspectives of vulnerable populations
and interprofessional education and care.
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 Ôthe turtle trackÕ. I have continued to further my learning beyond my MSW by earning a Masters in Metaphysics, (considered a religious degree), receiving advanced training in...
My areas of expertise are: spirituality and wellness; group facilitation; field education; strength-based parenting
especially the importance of fathers; bullying and cyberbullying; developmental disabilities and brain injuries; and EFT. I am also a prof
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.
and working with individuals with disabilities
the Hard of Hearing and Deaf population.
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...
Working with people with serious and persistent mental illness
trauma and survivor issues
veteran's issues and poverty. I am particulary interested in research regarding generational poverty and its impact
Advanced social work practice; social work practice models; non-offending parents of sexually abused children; women in corrections; advanced field education models; reflexive practice;<br />collaborative partnerships.
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
Child and adolescent development
human services practice
individuals and families
adolescents and families
research and practice
international social work/human services
cross-cultural health concerns (especially India)
integration of mental/emotional and physical health (education and treatment).
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...
Online Learning Specialist
APA and AMA Formatting
Literature Review Writing
Research Design (qualitative and quantitative)
and Research Statistics
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.