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Norah Johnson, Ph.D, RN, CPNP-PC

Clark Hall, 325

(414) 288-3857

norah.johnson@marquette.edu

SERVICE LEARNER

Course and site listing for Norah Johnson

 

NURS 3900 and NURS 5900: Family Centered Nursing of Children

Course Learning Objectives Related to Service Learning:

  1. Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of family and family systems as a basis for family centered care.
  2. Use critical thinking in applying concepts of development to nursing management of children with health care needs.
  3. Critically examine health promotion and health maintenance strategies for the pediatric client.
  4. Analyze major health problems of children and nursing management of these problems in collaboration with other health care providers.
  5. Identify care management strategies to enhance coordination of care for children with complex health needs.

Special Placement:

Procedure:


Agency: City on a Hill

Contact: Kelly Scroggins
Phone: 414-931-6670
Email: kscroggins@cityonahillmilwaukee.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.cityonahillmilwaukee.org/

Address: 2224 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: City on a Hill is working to break the cycle of generational poverty and bring transformation to central city neighborhoods. Through a collaborative and Christ-centered model of service, they are working to restore hope, reduce poverty, strengthen families and foster racial reconciliation. 

Population: Young boys and girls, predominately African American

Description of Project: Nutrition, alcoholism, tobacco use, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance.


Agency: Escuela Vieau 

Contact: Yesi Montenegro
Phone: (414) 902-6100
Email: montenya12@gmail.com

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/vieau/

Address: 823 S 4th St, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: The mission of Vieau School is to accomplish excellence and equity in education for our diverse population by ensuring that we will provide each student with a positive attitude toward the self and learning. Vieau School will prepare students to think creatively and critically, to communicate effectively via oral and written means, to welcome diversity in people, to appreciate the arts and to contribute positively to society.

Population: Students K4-8, most students are of Latino descent 

Description of Project: Nutrition, alcoholism, tobacco use, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance.


Agency: Golda Meir

Contact:  Kara Anderson              
Phone: 414-212-3260 
Email: anderskc.milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/goldameir/

Address: 1555 N. Martin Luther King Dr., Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: The Golda Meir experience is comprised of a diverse student community, where varying points of view, interests and backgrounds are celebrated. They encourage our students to participate fully in the life of our school community and to take advantage of the opportunities that are available to them. And their rigorous academic program, combined with the many experiential opportunities to learn outside the classroom, city, state and country, contribute to our development of critical thinkers and leaders who will be change agents in our global society.

Population: Elementary School Children

Description of Project: Possible topics include memory activities, hygiene, specific diets, nutrition, and ways to stay active and promote balance.


Agency: Hephatha Lutheran Church  

Contact: Louise Meyer
Phone: (414) 264-0234
Email: ljhmeyer.wi@outlook.com

Number of Groups: 2

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hephatha-Lutheran-Church/295847693830193

Address: 1720 W Locust St Milwaukee WI

Description of Agency: Hephatha makes worship, holy communion and holy baptism the starting place to care for the poor and the special needs of young people, while putting a strong emphasis on life-giving partnerships in the church’s neighborhood.

Population: Children

Description of Project: Possible topics include memory activities, hygiene, specific diets, nutrition, and ways to stay active and promote balance.


Agency: Journey House

Contact: Cherise Myers
Phone: (414) 647-0548 ext 104
Email: cmyers@journeyhouse.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.journeyhouse.org/

Address: 2110 West Scott St. Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Journey House empowers families on Milwaukee's near Southside to move out of poverty by offering adult education, youth development, workforce readiness, and family engagement.

Population: Predominately Latino and African American youth

Description of Project: Nutrition, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance.


Agency: Milwaukee Center for Independence- SEDA

Contact: Daphne Johnson
Phone: (414) 937-2258
Email: daphne.johnson@mcfi.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.mcfi.net/MCFI.htm

Address: 2020 W. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Milwaukee Center for Independence is a comprehensive, community-based rehabilitation facility and sheltered workshop that helps people with developmental disabilities live and work in the community. The MCFI offers over 50 programs and services to assist people of all ages. Every program is led by a certified, experienced, and professional staff. Each year, the MCFI helps nearly 10,000 individuals reach their personal goals. Programs include the following:

  • SEDA: SEDA is a charter school which provides a unique and rich environment for students with disabilities from Kindergarten through 2nd grade. This school is unique in the sense that it allows students with disabilities to learn in the same classrooms as students without disabilities.
Population: K4-2nd grade students with disabilities  

Description of Project: The students will be working with the SEDA program and will be presenting on a preventative health care for students with disabilities. Topics may include safety in the home, bike safety, nutrition.


Agency: Milwaukee Center for Independence- Smart Baby

Contact: Daphne Johnson
Phone: (414) 937-2258
Email: daphne.johnson@mcfi.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.mcfi.net/MCFI.htm

Address: 2020 W. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Milwaukee Center for Independence is a comprehensive, community-based rehabilitation facility and sheltered workshop that helps people with developmental disabilities live and work in the community. The MCFI offers over 50 programs and services to assist people of all ages. Every program is led by a certified, experienced, and professional staff. Each year, the MCFI helps nearly 10,000 individuals reach their personal goals. Programs include the following:

  • SmartBaby: MAFI’s SmartBaby program helps young expectant mothers, as well as mothers with disabilities, take good care of themselves and their babies. By providing resources expectant mothers need to learn about good prenatal care, SmartBaby helps answer questions about parenting that ensure mothers have the support and confidence to be there for the important months and years of a young baby’s life.
Population: Parents of children under the age of 6, primarily female

Description of Project: The students will be working with the SmartBaby program and will be presenting on a preventative health care topic for young expectant mothers, as well as mothers with disabilities. Topics may include infant care, safety in the home, attachments between mother and child, stress reduction and how to keep your baby healthy.


Agency: Nehemiah Project

Contact: Stacy York
Phone: (414) 933-8002
Email: mph2651@aol.com

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.nehemiahprojectinc.org/

Address: 2506 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: A nonprofit youth focused organization that promotes the physical and emotional well-being of youth through psychological, educational, leadership and transitional living services. 

Population: Young Males, primarily African American  

Description of Project: Nutrition, alcoholism, tobacco use, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance.


Agency: Neighborhood House

Contact: Cynthia Jasper
Phone: (414) 933-6161 ext. 134
Email: cjasper@nh-milw.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: www.nh-milw.org  

Address: 2819 W. Richardson Place, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: The mission of this thriving community center is to aid neighborhood individuals and families to improve the quality of life for themselves, their relatives, their neighborhood and their community. Services are designed to promote self-sufficiency and build solutions to problems which create barriers to education, and economic and personal growth. A variety of educational, cultural and recreational services are offered at the agency. Service Learners may work with children, teens, seniors and entire families. Neighborhood House has a helpful staff and a diverse population of children and youth who are attentive, challenging and enthusiastic about almost any activity.

  • Personal Responsibility Education Program: this program focuses on the emotional, physical and financial health of teens educating them on STIs, HIV, pregnancy prevention, reproductive anatomy and hygiene. It also focuses on educational attainment centering on career exposure by having people come in and discuss their college experience and careers along with their struggles and successes.
Population: Teenagers from 13-17

Description of Project: Students will be working with the Personal Responsibility Education Program and will can present on hygiene, the reproductive anatomy, and the menstrual cycle.


Agency: Operation Dream

Contact: Danielle Robertson
Phone: (414) 226-5305
Email: danielle.robinson@operation-dream.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: https://www.operation-dream.org/

Address: 1521 N Rivercenter Dr , Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: OPERATION DREAM Mentoring Program: This program is designed to give young males, ages 4-17, the support and guidance they need to become responsible individuals. Founded in 2006, Operation Dream builds leadership, academic, and social skills among at-risk youth through an innovative peer-mentoring program that fosters growth and development. They serve primarily boys whose environment puts them at particular risk and for whom existing organizations are out of reach. Its staff instills discipline, promotes education, and engages children in the possibilities of the future.

Population: Predominantly at-risk African-American and Hispanic teen males.

Description of Project: Nutrition, alcoholism, tobacco use, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance. Cooking with cheap items, nutrition within a food desert.


Agency: Penfield Children’s Center

Contact: Ellen Anderson
Phone: (414) 345-6376
Email: ellenanderson@penfieldchildren.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: www.penfieldchildren.org

Address: 833 N. 26th St. Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Penfield Children's Center in a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to help infants and young children with and without disabilities through education, therapy, and family programs so that they will all be able to strive to their full potentials. Most of the children enrolled at Penfield live in Milwaukee's central city, within a five-mile radius of the center. Every year, hundreds of students and community members assist in Penfield's classrooms, special care nurseries, and playgroups leaving a lasting impact on the clients with whom they work. Nearly 100 staff members directly and indirectly serve Penfield's children and families in areas such as child development, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, nursing, social work, and special education. Although their roles are different, all volunteers and staff members share a commitment to Penfield's mission and an abiding concern for the well-being of the children that they serve.

Population: Young children ranging in ages from 3-6. Students will choose as date to present, but the time will be 10:00 am.

Description of Project: Students can present on topics such as stranger danger, summer safety, bike safety, water safety, the importance of hand washing, etc.

Agency: Playworks

Contact: Callie Padway
Phone: (414) 220-4301
Email: callie.padway@playworks.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.playworks.org/

Address: 3600 W Pierce St #3, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Playworks’ vision is that one day every child in America will get to play—every day. They are changing school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. They create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. They offer an essential opportunity for children to explore their imaginations, to connect with other kids, and to stretch and grow physically, emotionally and socially.

Population: K4-8th Grade Students, primarily African American youth

Description of Project: Nutrition, alcoholism, tobacco use, violence, bullying, leadership and self-development, drug abuse, personal hygiene, and professional appearance.


Agency: St. Ann's Center for Intergenerational Care

Contact: Barbra Carter or Annie Smith
Phone: 414-210-2450
Email: bcarter@stanncenter.org or asmith@stanncenter.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www.stanncenter.org/

Address: St. Ann Center Bucyrus Campus 2450 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205

Description of Agency: St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care is a facility that that offers care on different levels so that it is tailored to the needs of the client. As part of the facility, St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care includes a childcare program. St. Ann's Intergenerational program brings clients of all ages together for planned and informal activities. Children benefit from positive one-on-one attention from nurturing, caring adults, and adults gain a sense of purpose by sharing wisdom and skills with children. Adults talk and smile more as they remember their own childhood and their children. They also participate more in activities. Adults and children look forward to these special times when they share and learn from one another.

Population: Children

Description of Project: Students will discuss possible topics with Barbra or Annie based on the needs of the clients.


Agency: St. Joseph’s Children’s Academy 

Contact: Michelle Rhoades
Phone: 414-645-5337
Email: michelle.rhoades2@wfhc.org

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://sjamilwaukee.org/

Address: 1600 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53215

Description of Agency: At St. Joseph Academy they believe that children learn best in an environment where they are challenged, listened to and treated with respect and where the focus is not just on the academic, but on the whole child. Their programs are designed to give children of varying learning styles and educational abilities the very best in academic instruction, guided by instilling their core values of: respect for human dignity, compassion, transformation, solidarity with the poor, as well as justice and peace.

Population: Children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5th grade, 75% of the students are Hispanic/Latino, with a majority being bilingual.

Description of Project for Children: St. Joseph is a community-based organization, committed to serving the students and families of their neighborhood. Possible Project ideas include; Asthma, food allegories, how to lice checks, bed bugs, diabetes, nutrition, dental, eye sight, activities to maintain a healthy body weight.


Agency: Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning

Contact: Angela Green (School Nurse)
Phone: (414) 304-6800
Email: greena1@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Number of Groups: 2

Website: http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/wcll/

Address: 1017 N. 12th St, Milwaukee, WI

Description of Agency: Wisconsin Conservatory of Life Long Learning is a K-12 year round MPS School. The mission of WCLL is to develop children, who are diverse in cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ability levels and learning styles, into caring individuals and responsible citizens. WCLL provides quality education through a cooperative relationship of home, school and community. It is their goal to empower students to meet the global challenges of today and realize the dreams of tomorrow. WCCL is conveniently located just north of Aurora Sinai Hospital on 12th Street and is an easy walk from Marquette’s campus.

Population: A variety of students in grades K4-12 with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ability levels and learning styles.

Description of Project: Students will work with the school social worker and the school nurse to develop a health promotion project for the students. Please email Angela Green to set up the initial meeting.

 

 

 


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