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UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE) is proud to collaborate with both internal and external partners on numerous grants which bring increased interprofessional opportunities and services to UNE’s students, faculty, staff and the community.

  • SAMHSA SBIRT Student Training
    • Collaborative SBIRT "Training for Maine’s Future Health Profession Leaders" is a grant from the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to provide UNE students from multiple health professions with training on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use disorders.
  • Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Board Grant 
    • This grant funds the expansion of UNE’s interprofessional team-based curriculum to all health professions programs, with the ultimate goal ensuring that all of UNE’s graduating health professionals are equipped with the necessary team-based skills to ensure high quality patient care and to address shortages of health care professionals in rural regions.
  • HRSA Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities (LEND)
    • The goal of the LEND initiative is to train healthcare providers, parents, educators and others to improve the health of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (ND).
  • HRSA Community Access to Child Health (CATCH-ME)
    • The CATCH-ME project provides stipends to UNE School of Social Work students in their advanced year who make a commitment to complete a field practicum in a site that serves school-aged children, adolescents and emerging adults and their families and care-giving systems, at risk for mental illness, substance abuse and/or engaging in harmful behaviors.
  • Past Grants
    • In addition to the current projects, CECE has collaborated on many grants that are now complete 
      • Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grant
      • The Bingham Program Grant
      • HRSA Community, Health, Access, Navigate, Network, Education, Leadership & Services (CHANNELS)
      • HRSA Rural Interprofessional Clinical Expansion Project (RICE)
      • Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation President’s Grant


Recognition of the importance of interprofessional education and practice is growing rapidly. Join the conversation today. Give us a call at (207) 221-4114, or send an email to We’d love to hear from you.