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2009: From Extracurricular to Embedded

2010: CSL: Best Practices for Putting Ethics into Action

2011: Better Together: Academic-Community Partnerships to Improve Health

2012: Meeting the Social Mission: Health Science EducationThrough Community Collaborations

2013: The Power of the Peer Group: Promoting Healthy Behavior Change in the Community

2014: Health Literacy: A Prescription for Plain Language

2015: The Answer in Plain Sight: Can Positive Deviance Uncover Solutions to Community Challenges?

2016: Healing Begins Upstream

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9th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference

Stay tuned for information about our 10th Annual CSL Conference, which will take place on Saturday January 28, 2017.

 

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Download the conference program by clicking here.  

 

LOCATION

The location of the conference is the School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78229.

PARKING

If you are a student or employee of UT Health Science Center San Antonio, please park in your usual space.  If you are joining us from off campus, see parking directions and map.


OBJECTIVES

1. To share best practices and scholarship in community service learning with a focus on exploring the health professional's role in primary prevention.

2. To bring together an interprofessional group of University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center students, faculty, and staff from across the state with community partners to foster service-learning collaborations.

3. To highlight existing UT Health Science System community service learning projects and future opportunities with community partners.

4. To recognize and reward excellence in community service learning within the UT Health Science System.

AGENDA 

8:00-8:30

Registration Begins / Breakfast

Hurd Auditorium Foyer

8:30-8:45

Welcome / Opening Remarks

  Ruth Berggren, MD, FACP, Director, Center for Medical Humanities & 

  Ethics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA)

Hurd Auditorium 1.104

8:45-9:45

Keynote:  Health and the Environment: Inextricably Connected

  Barb Sattler, RN, DrPH, Professor, University of San Francisco,  

  International Leader in Environmental Health 

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

9:50-10:50

Workshop A Breakouts:  Models of Upstream Health Care

*choose one session to attend*

 

 

Bringing the Black Bag Back into the Community

  Magda Borrego, RN, CCM and Esmerelda Villanueva, LSW, WellMed

Room 1.222

 

Mental Health and Law Enforcement: Diversion is Key

  William Kasberg and Jesse Trevino, San Antonio Police Department  

  Mental Health Unit

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Room 1.206

 

All of Our Health Counts!: Disease Prevention and Control through Community Health Clubs

  Jason Rosenfeld, MPH, UTHSCSA

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

10:50-11:00

Break / Pick up Lunch

 

Hurd Auditorium Foyer

11:00-12:00

Workshop B Breakouts:  Implementing Upstream Health Care in Community Service Learning

*choose one session to attend*

 

 

From Architects to the Electric Company:  Partnering with Non-Traditional Community Partners

  Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, UTHSCSA

Room 1.222

 

Nurse-Family Partnership: Changing Public Health One Child at a Time

  Martha Martinez, MSN, RN, CNS, WHNCNP, UTHSCSA; Cheryl Weise,

  BSN, The Children’s Shelter

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Room 1.206

 

Promotores in Public Health and Clinical Practice

  Guadalupe Cornejo, CHW/CHWI, Northwest Vista College and Día de

  la Mujer Latina; Bob Ferrer, MD, MPH, UTHSCSA; Fernando Martinez,

  PhD, Northwest Vista College; Lisa Ortega, Methodist Healthcare

  Ministries  

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

12:00-1:30

CSL Poster Session / Community Partner Networking

Room 1.463

2:00-3:30

Optional Tour of Haven for Hope

  Must be registered in advance

 

Haven for Hope (off campus)

Agenda subject to change.

No continuing education credits are available for this conference.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

Methodist Healthcare Ministries

Pharmacotherapy Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio:

  • Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics
  • Dental School
  • Office of the President
  • Office of Student Life
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Medicine Alumni Association