238849 Wrap Up Discussion and Participant Feedback

Saturday, October 29, 2011: 4:45 PM

Deborah Jean McClelland, MLS , Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Session will reemphasize the philosophical framework for service learning and its potential to connect students, faculty and community partners to the elimination of health disparities through action. Session will provide opportunity for participants to share curriculum outline and obtain feedback and establish networks for further collaboration. Available resources for each step in service learning will be reinforced.

Learning Areas:
Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe major tools to be used in the development of a service learning course. Explain 3 strategies for building and maintaining community partnerships to implement service learning. Explain how to use service learning in understanding and acting upon health disparities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have co-instructed intensive week long service learning in rural communities for the last 3 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.