Current Projects

CECE collaborates with both internal and external partners on grants which bring increased interprofessional opportunities and services to UNE’s students, faculty, professional staff, and the community.

HRSA Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

The goal of the HRSA Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (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).

Training in Aging Diversity

The Training in Aging Diversity (TRIAD) project is a training-in-place program for graduate-level clinical social work students, designed and led by UNE’s School of Social Work. TRIAD will reach people of all ages, but its primary population focus is Maine’s older adults.

Past Grants

In addition to current projects, CECE has collaborated on many grants that are now complete.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grant

This grant continued funding for the development of flexible online learning modules (COMPTime) designed to be adaptable for curriculum across UNE’s health professions and to foster academic and community faculty development in caring, collaborative, interprofessional approaches and teaching methods, a project which was initiated under funding from The Bingham Program.

The Bingham Program Grant

This grant initiated funding for the development of flexible online learning modules (COMPTime) designed to be adaptable for curriculum across UNE’s health professions and to foster academic and community faculty development in caring, collaborative, interprofessional approaches and teaching methods, a project which received continued support from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.

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.

HRSA Community, Health, Access, Navigate, Network, Education, Leadership and Services (CHANNELS)

The CHANNELS project worked to better prepare future health professionals to provide quality care for underserved populations, including immigrants and refugees.

HRSA Rural Interprofessional Clinical Expansion Project (RICE)

This training grant provided stipends to UNE School of Social Work students who committed to completing their field practicum in a medically underserved area in Maine, with the ultimate goal of improving access to health care for rural, low-income populations.

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Board Grant

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Board Grant funds the expansion of UNE’s interprofessional team-based curriculum to all health professions programs to ensure 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.

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation President’s Grant

This grant supported an Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Summit that brought UNE together with Maine's health care workforce leaders to develop collaborative learning opportunities in local health care settings for UNE students with community practitioners.

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.

Contact

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 cece@une.edu. We’d love to hear from you.

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