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Dr. Armando Gonzalez-Perez

Lalumiere Hall, 442

(414) 288-7268

armando.gonzalez-perez@marquette.edu

SERVICE LEARNER

 

Courses and Placements for Armando Gonzalez-Perez

 

SPAN 3710: Advanced Spanish for the Health Professions

After signing-up with the Service Learning Program, do the following:

**Special Placements-Select 1**

Angel of Hope Clinic – Hope House

Limit: 3 students

Contact: Lynn Stoeveken

Phone: (414) 486-2237

Email: lynn.stoeveken@wfhc.org

Address: 209 W. Orchard St.

Transportation: Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes Head east on Wisconsin Ave towards the lake. Turn right on N 6th St. At the traffic circle, continue on to N 6th St. Turn left on W Greenfield Ave and right on S 3rd St. Take the first left onto W Orchard St.

Approximate travel time by bus: 30 minutes Take the eastbound #30 bus and get off at Water and Wisconsin. Board the GRE bus towards N Airport – Via Oakland and get off at S 1st St and W Greenfield Ave. Walk south on S 1st St and turn right on W Orchard St.

Days/Hours of Operation: Students can volunteer Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:30 – 11:30am

Description of Agency/Activities: Angel of Hope Clinic serves men, women, and children who are poor, homeless, unemployed, working-poor and non-English speaking patients. A family nurse practitioner provides primary care services including screenings, nursing services, treatment of basic health needs to help improve the quality of life for the residents of the shelter and others in the community. Services include routine health exams, well-child exams, and vaccinations as well as walk in sick visits.

Student Role at Agency: Service Learners will commit two hours to volunteer each week at the Angel of Hope Clinic. Students will spend most time helping with clerical work, including intake and appointment reminders, as well as assisting clinic patients with completion of clinical forms and medical histories. Students will be encouraged to utilize their time at the clinic and are invited to shadow certified translators when they are not needed in the reception area. Student may also be called upon to serve as a translator in the Hope House if needed.

Orientation: You will have an orientation with Lynn your first day at Angel of Hope Clinic.

Special Requirements: Students interested in volunteering at this agency should bring immunization records to sign up night. A TB test is also required.

 

Bread of Healing Clinic (Cross Lutheran Church)

Limit: 3 students

Contact: Rick Cesar

Phone: (414) 977-0001

Email: bread_of_healing@yahoo.com

Address: 1821 N. 16th Street

Transportation: Approximate travel time by car: 5 minutes Drive north on N 16th St and continue onto N 17th St. Turn right onto W Vine St. Take first right onto N 16th St.

Approximate travel time by bus: 10 minutes Take the #23 or BLU bus dowards Calument/Granville – Via Fond Du Lac-National. Get off at N 17th St and Transit building (Near Fond Du Lac). Walk south and turn left on W Vine St. Walk to N 16th St and turn right.

Days/Hours of Operation: Clinic is open 9:00 am – 11:30pm and 1:00 – 5:30. One service learner is needed during the AM clinic and 2 are needed in the afternoon clinic.

Description of Agency/Activities: Bread of Healing clinic began as a ministry at Cross Lutheran Church in 2000. The clinic began as one volunteer physician and one volunteer nurse one day each week and has since then grown to a much larger agency, serving members of the community four half days each week, seeing 300-350 patients each month. The clinic is available to provide more than one million dollars in medical care to more than 1500 patients who do not have medical insurance. Bread of Healing’s mission is to provide high quality medical care for people with chronic illnesses who work but may not have access to health insurance. Bread of Healing believes that health is an issue of faith, social justice, and wholeness, and provides the opportunity of healing for all.

Student Role at Agency: Students will assist clinic caregivers on Tuesdays with Spanish-speaking clients. Students are available to assist in bedside translating and assisting clients to fill out paperwork. In the event that there is not a Spanish-speaking patient present at the clinic, Service Learners will help the clinic wherever it is needed.

Orientation: Orientation is first day of service

Special Requirements: A TB test and immunization record are required for this site.

 

CORE/El Centro

Limit: 3 students

Contact: Jillian Holy

Phone: (414) 384-2673

Email: jilianh@core-elcentro.org

Address: 130 W. Bruce St.

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Drive east on Wisconsin Ave and turn right onto N Water St. Continue onto S 1st St and take a right on W Bruce St. Destination will be on right. Parking is on the street.

Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes. Take the BLU or #23 from 12th St and Wisconsin. Get off at West Virginia St and S 2nd St. Walk south on S 2nd St and take a left on Bruce.

Days/Hours of Operation: Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:00pm OR Thursdays 4:00 – 6:00pm

Description of Agency/Activities: CORE/El Centro is a natural healing center for all levels of income serving underserved populations with a special emphasis on working with the Hispanic population. The organization is founded on the central principle that the body's natural ability to heal itself is enhanced when natural healing methods are integrated with conventional medicine. The center offers a variety of services that assist an individual in their personal healing including techniques that promote relaxation, movement awareness and energy balancing. Some of the modalities the center offers are Therapeutic Massage, Reiki, Healing Touch, Color Therapy, Acupuncture and movement classes such as Yoga, Zumba, Latin Dance, Nia and children's ballet. While parents are taking advantage of the movement classes at CORE, children can spend time at the Children's Space with staff and volunteers engaging in fun and healthy activities and games.

Student Role at Agency: Service learners are primarily placed with CORE's acupuncturist to interpret for clients. Service learners will accompany the acupuncturist in their initial assessment of clients and at the end of a treatment. Some of the other ways students will have exposure to using Spanish in the Medical Profession include assisting with client appointment reminder phone calls, greeting for and possibly participating in the morning movement/exercise classes, and observing general client/reception interaction. It is recommended that Service Learners are very confident with their Spanish skills in order to work with the acupuncturist and clients. A language assessment will be conducted prior to students interpreting. Based on the assessment, students who are not yet ready to interpret on their own will still be welcome to shadow other interpreters and reception/client interaction as well as assist in other areas (as mentioned above). Students not only need to be comfortably bilingual but must also be bicultural, i.e.- have experience working with the Hispanic population. A pre-service orientation will be required.

Orientation: Special Requirements: Service Learners must complete a volunteer application and confidentiality agreement

 

Marquette Community Dental Clinic South

Limit: 30 Contact: Dr. Patrick Knapp

Phone: (414) 288-8964

Email: Patrick.knapp@mu.edu

Address: 2906 S. 20th St.

Approximate travel time by car: 15 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 40 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00 – 4:00pm

Description of Agency/Activities: The Marquette University Dental Clinic South is a clinic of the Marquette Dental School. The clinic is currently the largest dental service provider on the Southside. The clinic opened September of 2007 and is very busy.

Student Role at Agency: The Community Dental Clinic South serves a large Spanish-speaking population therefore students can expect to fulfill various interpretation and translation tasks. Students may work in the reception area as intake assistants; obtaining medical histories from patients and helping patients fill out forms. Students may also work with staff during dental/medical procedures as an interpreter. At times when the clinic is not busy, students can make phone calls to patients reminding them of appointments to improve attendance rates. Knowledge of dental vocabulary is a must.

Orientation: orientation is your first day of service

 

SET Ministry

Limit:

Contact: Sandy Smith-Dill

Phone: 414-550-8375

Email: ssmith-dill@setinc.org

Address: Becher Court- 1802 W. Becher St

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Take 16th Street/Cesar E. Chavez Dr. south 2 miles to W. Becher Street. Turn right. Go 2 blocks. Becher Court is on the right.

Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes. Take the 14 bus at 16th and Wisconsin. Disembark at Forest Home and S. 18th Street. Walk one block south on S. 18th Street.

Days/Hours of Operation: Students will choose a 2 hour time slot from 8:00 am-4:00 pm Monday, Thursday, or Friday.

Description of Agency/Activities: SET Ministry is a Milwaukee community-based health and human services agency. They help socially and economically disadvantaged people set and achieve goals that promote self-sufficiency and improve their lives.The Housing Case Management Program provides stability and a higher quality of life to adults living in public housing in Milwaukee. SET’s nurse case managers and social work case managers focus on assisting seniors and residents with disabilities so that they can be self-sufficient.

Student Role at Agency: The Becher building has a large number of Spanish speaking residents. Service Learners will work directly with the Social Worker at Becher Court, translating when needed and completing and/or updating assessment forms. Students will also discuss with residents their medications and work with them on other health related topics.

Orientation: TBD

Upon arriving at orientation, students should call 414-937-6544 as the building is locked and residents should not let them in without an escort.

Southside Health Center

Limit: 2

Contact: Carla Melo

Phone: (414) 286-6614

Email: camelo@milwaukee.gov

Address: 1639 S. 23rd St.

Approximate travel time by car: 8 minutes Drive south on N 16th St. Turn Right on W Greenfield Ave and turn left on S 23rd St.

Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes Take the #14 towards Southridge and get off at Chavez & Mitchell. Walk west on Mitchell St towards 23rd street. Turn right on 23rd St.

Days/Hours of Operation: Service Learners are needed for vaccine clinics Mondays 3:00 – 6:00pm and Tuesdays 1:00 – 4:00pm

Description of Agency/Activities: Southside Health Center is a free walk in clinic that provides a variety of services including immunizations, health assessments, vision, hearing and blood pressure tests, pregnancy tests, and counseling and referral services for local area residents. Southside Health Center also processes applications for government medical insurance through the Medical Assistance Outreach Program.

Student Role at Agency: Students will help clients with limited proficiency in English fill out forms and go through the clinic process. Students will also be invited to shadow translators while they interpret for nurses giving immunizations. Tuesdays are Walk-In Clinic days that provide immunizations to children under 18 years old.

Orientation: orientation for students will be first day of service

Special Requirements: This site requires a TB test and immunization records. Service Learning will hold a 2-day TB Test Clinic on campus. The Student Health Services fee for this test is $5, made payable by cash or check.

 

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Dental Clinic

Limit: 5

Contact: Miriam Mexicano

Phone: (414) 383-3220 x103

Email: mmexican@columbia-stmarys.org

Address: 1730 South 13th Street

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Drive south on N 16th St. Turn left on Historic Mitchell Street. Turn Right on S 13th St

Approximate travel time by bus: 20 minutes. Take the #14 towards Southridge. Get off at Chavez and Mitchell St. Walk east towards S 13th St. Turn right on S 13th St. Destination is on the left.

Days/Hours of Operation: Students are available to service learn Monday – Friday 8:00am – 10:00am

Description of Agency/Activities: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Dental Clinic (formerly Madre Angela Clinic) is a collaborative program sponsored by Columbia St. Mary’s to provide dental care to people in poverty without access to care. The clinic functions as the only provider of urgent dental care in Milwaukee for people without insurance. The clinic also provides restorative care, dental appliances, dental hygiene services, and a comprehensive school-based oral health program.

Student Role at Agency: The majority of the patients the clinic sees are Hispanic and many of Spanish as their primary language. The primary role of students will be to serve as intake assistants for patients, talking and asking questions to patients, and entering information about patients to the clinic’s database. The students will sit at the front desk and will be responsible for greeting patients, as well as making reminder calls for upcoming patients. Many of the clients are illiterate, so at times the students will need to read the intake forms and educational materials to the patients in Spanish.

Orientation: Orientation is first day of service

 

United Community Center – Senior Center

Limit: 3

Contact: Gladys Torres

Phone: (414) 384-3100 x4724

Email: gtorres@unitedcc.org

Address:. 1028 S 9th Street

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Begin southbound on 17th Street. Turn left on W Clybourn and take an immediate right on N 16th St. Continue onto S Cesar E Chavez Dr and turn left at W Mineral St. Turn right on S 9th St.

Approximate travel time by bus: 25 minutes. Take the #14 bus towards southridge. Get off at S 16 and Mineral. Walk east on W Mineral St and turn right at S 9th St.

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday 10:00am – 12:00pm Wednesday 10:00am – 12:00pm Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm

Description of Agency/Activities: The Senior Center provides social, recreational, educational, nutritional, health services to ambulatory older adults, particularly those who are Hispanic, in order to increase their social integration, decrease their isolation in the community, and facilitate access to community resources. Programming components include:

Transportation to and from the Senior Center provided Monday through Friday.

Student Role at Agency: The program assistant is to assist program coordinator and staff with daily duties, assist seniors with computer usage and basic classes, lunch hour duties, etc. *Spanish is necessary for this position

Orientation: Special Requirements: Mandatory orientation at the site for 1 hour and 2-4 hours per week for the duration of the semester.

 

United Community Center – Adult Day Center

Limit: 25

Contact: Gladys Torres

Phone: (414) 384-3100 x4724

Email: gtorres@unitedcc.org

Address:. 1028 S 9th Street

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Begin southbound on 17th Street. Turn left on W Clybourn and take an immediate right on N 16th St. Continue onto S Cesar E Chavez Dr and turn left at W Mineral St. Turn right on S 9th St.

Approximate travel time by bus: 25 minutes. Take the #14 bus towards southridge. Get off at S 16 and Mineral. Walk east on W Mineral St and turn right at S 9th St.

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday 9-11 am 12:30-2:30 pm; Tuesday 9-11 am 12:30-2:30 pm; Wednesday 9-11 am 12:30-2:30; Thursday 9-11 am 12:30-2:30 pm; Friday 9-11 am 12:30-2:30

Description of Agency/Activities: The Adult Day Center provides direct services for frail and/or cognitively impaired adults, particularly those who are Hispanic, to decrease their isolation and optimize their in-home functioning, thereby delaying or preventing the need for institutionalization. Programming components include:

Programming for participants struggling with Alzheimer's disease or dementia includes special small-group (8-10 people) activities conducted in a quiet, comfortable, home-like room, apart from the larger group.

Student Role at Agency: There are many service options at the UCC Adult Day Center, including participating in and facilitating recreational, educational, nutritional, and/or health promotion group activities, and other supportive services to the elderly. Specific options will be explored on-site and students will be placed according to their academic needs, temperament, schedule, and interests. · Program Assistant - Assist program coordinator and staff with daily duties: setting tables, washing/drying dishes, cleaning/organizing kitchen, serving food to seniors, creating/managing spreadsheets in excel, data entry and filing, conversing with seniors, if musically inclined, to practice or perform for the seniors. *Knowledge of Spanish is necessary for this position

Orientation: Special Requirements: Mandatory orientation at the site for 1 hour and 2-4 hours per week for the duration of the semester.

Walker’s Point Community Clinic

Limit: 4 students

Contact: Alison Gima

Phone: (414) 384-1400

Email: Alison.gima@aurora.org

Address: 130 W. Bruce St.

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Drive east on Wisconsin Ave and turn right onto N Water St. Continue onto S 1st St and take a right on W Bruce St. Destination will be on right. Parking is on the street.

Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes Take the BLU or #23 from 12th St and Wisconsin. Get off at West Virginia St and S 2nd St. Walk south on S 2nd St and take a left on Bruce.

Days/Hours of Operation: Service Learners can pick a 2-hour block within the time periods of Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00 – 5:00pm

Description of Agency/Activities: Walker’s Point Community Clinic (formally Madison Street Outreach Clinic) was created to provide access to health care to persons residing in Milwaukee’s South side who are unable to obtain health care due to barriers, including lack of health insurance, low income, language and cultural obstacles and geographical distances. Services at the Walker’s Point Community Clinic strive to provide cost effective and easily accessible health care to families and individuals whose only other alternative would be emergency rooms or not obtaining care at all.

Student Role at Agency: The primary role of students will be to serve as intake assistants for patients, helping at the front desk reception area, making phone calls (in Spanish) to remind patients of appointments, and some clerical work. Students may have an opportunity to shadow staff members. Spanish skills will be assessed before service begins at clinic to ensure a proper fit for both the Service Learner and Walker’s Point. *Nursing Students and Certified Nursing Assistants who are familiar with EPIC may be able to take vitals during busy hours. Proof of CNA licensure or a note from the College of Nursing is necessary.

Orientation: students are to contact Alison Gima to schedule orientation Special Requirements: Walker’s Point Community Clinic is an energetic facility with very diverse surroundings. Students need to be conscious of various health issues that may arise while serving at the clinic such as women’s health issues and family planning.

 

 

 

 


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