The mission of the SSW-SO is to assist School of Social Work student empowerment, promote the School of Social Work and profession through collaboration and education, and enhance personal and professional development of UNE Social Work students. This is a graduate student group from the University of New England’s School of Social Work committed to: 1. Providing a voice for students within the School of Social by acting as liaisons among administration, faculty, and students. 2. Creating a structure for student peer support. 3. Promoting and educating about the role of the social work profession and issues of social justice within the University and broader community. 4. Developing a forum for developing intra- and inter-professional relationships and networking opportunities within the University and broader community. The SSW-SO understands and is committed to fulfilling its responsibilities while abiding by all University of New England policies. University of New England policies and protocol will supersede all other policies and procedures.