Library of Resources

The CSL Resource Library is located at the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics in Annex Building room N203. Both Faculty and students are welcome to check-out books. For more information please contact Jacqueline Tovar at csl@uthscsa.edu.

Community Resources

2008 Community Resources Directory

Easy to use community directory that incorporates keyword references.
Terra Genesis

Community Service Learning Resource Binder

This binder hosts a list of resources from all over San Antonio for children, Homes/ Shelters, San Antonio Food Bank, Senior Citizen care and many other community partners.
UT Health San Antonio

The Resource Guide: Health and Community Resources for the San Antonio Area

This guide is a resource for people with HIV/ AIDS and their families.
This guide is also useful for finding community resources.
Castro, Laura and White, Ryan

Health Collaborative: Bexar County’s Community Health Leadership

This booklet shares ways to improve the health status of the community through collaborative efforts with organizations, hospitals, community liaisons, etc.

Service Learning

Community Service Learning Pamphlet

Discusses the Community Service Learning Program at the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, how to get involved, roles of community partners and community partners.

Looking In, Reaching Out

Guide for Community Service Learning Professionals. Includes worksheets, tools and insight to provide one with skills for working with the community.
Campus Compact

Scholarships for Sustaining Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

This volume builds on bringing together the work of scholars from K-12 and higher education to argue for research and service learning and civic engagement.
Billig, Shelly and Holland, Barbara

The Promise of Partnerships

This resource offers community organizations practical guidance in establishing and sustaining effective partnerships with higher education.
Scheibel, Jim; Bowley, Erin and Jones, Steven

Health Literacy

The Resource Guide: Health and Community Resources for the San Antonio Area

Outlines necessary steps and provides tools to incorporate patient navigation for Hispanics and Latinos at any organization UT Health San Antonio

Pregnancy and Postpartum

San Antonio resources for expecting moms and those who have children and need parenting services, counseling and disability information.

What to do: For Health Teeth (Health Literacy-friendly Book for Patients)

Focuses on mouth, teeth, gums and how to care for them, eating health food, keeping your youth safe while playing sports.
Mayer, Gloria and Kuklierus, Ann

What to do: For Senior Health (Health Literacy-friendly Book for Patients)

Focuses on body changing with aging, common health problems in seniors, health insurance, medications and how to stay healthy.
Mayer, Gloria and Kuklierus, Ann

What to do: For Teen Health (Health Literacy-friendly Book for Patients)

Focuses on teen body changes, talking to your teen, dating and sex and signs of trouble and where to go for help.
Mayer, Gloria and Kuklierus, Ann

What to do: When Your Child Gets Sick (Health Literacy-friendly Book for Patients)

Focuses on how to tell if your child is sick, when to call the doctor, caring for minor cuts and scrapes and what to do in case of an emergency.
Mayer, Gloria and Kuklierus, Ann

What to do: When You’re Having a Baby (Health Literacy-friendly Book for Patients)

Focuses on how to get ready for pregnancy, healthcare when having a baby, things you should and should not do, warning signs of trouble and how to feed.
Mayer, Gloria and Kuklierus, Ann

Authors

Ask Me Why I Hurt

Dr. Randy Christensen and speaker at the 5th Annual Community Service Learning Conference, shares his stories of working in Phoenix Arizona.
Christensen drives a mobile clinic and provides care to children living on the streets of Phoenix.