EVENING WITH E-CAN 2015 starts off with Culturally Competent Community Service, with Yolanda Sealey Ruiz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Teachers College at Columbia University. Take your cultural competency training to another level as you develop skills you can apply to your work with diverse communities in the Bronx as you reflect on race, culture and our community in changing times in this dynamic interactive event. Followed by A Networking Event with the Einstein Community Action Network: Share good food and great conversation as you meet student E-CAN leaders of the office of Community Based Service Learning in an informal meet-and-greet setting. Find out about opportunities available for you and hear from leaders about how to get involved at Einstein.TBA-August 2015.
Health Literacy with Emily Briglia, Health Literacy Program Manager,
Community Healthcare Network. Health
literacy is the capacity of professionals and institutions to communicate
effectively so patients can make informed decisions and take appropriate
actions to protect and promote their health. At this training, students will
learn key health literacy strategies to improve communication and
patient/client understanding. Through this interactive workshop, participants
will develop skills to effectively use two important health literacy
strategies: plain language and the teach back method. Participants will also
discuss the challenges of using these strategies with patients and identify
tangible solutions. TBA
Defining Boundaries Panel with
Moderator: Maria Santos, MD; Dr. Carmelita Blake, Nurse Educator, faculty-New York University; Marilyn Otero, R-PAC -Physician Assistant,
Veterans Hospital; and John Cancel, LCSW, Metropolitan Hospital Center, Coordinating Manager, Continuing Day Treatment Program, Psychiatry will explore boundary issues from interdisciplinary professionals
when working with clients/patients in community settings. How do we define relationships and responsibilities in our
community service projects? Students are encouraged to bring cases/issues
encountered in their projects for discussion and reflection. TBA
Minors: an online mini course on Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse, Ana Julia Cruz, CBSL Manager, Einstein, Date:
Arranged; Location: On-Line. Mandatory for all students working with
populations under 18 years of age. Contact CBSL Manager for log on
instructions. All members of TEACH, Ei-Sci, START, BODY, Buddies, H4H and HOPE
must submit certificate or transcript to CBSL office.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Designing Surveys
(But Were Afraid to Ask) with Dr. William Burton. The workshop is intended to convey knowledge
and skills to enable participants to: describe different sources of survey
error; construct surveys that minimize measurement error; evaluate the
credibility of other people’s surveys; be educated consumers of survey data. TBA
The ABC’s of IRB Luncheon with Michael Reichgott, MD. This session is a must for any group conducting research, developing abstracts or presenting posters about their community projects. TBA
Leadership Mid-Term Reflection and Training: TBA with Presenter and networking opportunities. Mandatory for all E-CAN Leadership.
End of Year Professional Development and Reflection – individual group sessions, and overall session.
Optional - By Request Only:
E-CAN leaders are urged to contact CBSL about arranging for training and workshops for their project members, such as but not limited to:
Interviewing Strategies Spend 3 hours learning about Motivational Interviewing
and applications for working within substance abuse or health care
Social Work Skills to Your Community Service with John
Cancel, LCSW, Metropolitan Hospital Center, Coordinating Manager, Continuing
Day Treatment Program, Psychiatry. Learn some of the basics of
social work in New York City including healthcare, housing, foster care, elder
care and more. Discover ways to use some of these new skills in your community
Advocacy Campaign with Aaron Fox, MD, MS. Providing medical care for the
uninsured is a major challenge that will persist despite health care reform.
Students will learn to use a normal strategy chart in an effort to organize
physicians around this issue and plan for an advocacy campaign.