Community Health and                        DevelopmentABSC 690 Practicum Presentation                              Ballar...
Serving the Lawrence community since 1969                             Mission—                             Ballard Communi...
Contributors to my Success                     at Penn House   Paul Youk       Director of Human Service Programs &     ...
Practicum Project   Assist Penn House with a technology upgrade    within the organization       Organize computer stora...
To which competency (or competencies) does                    it pertain?   Competency 4: Developing a Framework for chan...
Why is it an important contribution?   By offering these resources to families they can begin    working on their own per...
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model                        ++                   ++
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Logic Model
Practicum Product Outcome                                 The computer lab                                 can be used by ...
Penn House Network TopologyPenn House Network Topology
Practicum Successes and Opportunities   When speaking to a few community members about    what barriers they feel are pre...
Lessons LearnedUnderstanding how            To establish my owncommunity programs           experiences as a source ofwork...
Future Goals My experience has offered me a new  meaning to volunteering, it was a new  experience & beneficial to volunt...
Acknowledgements   Paul Youk       Penn House’s staff and                  volunteers   Penn House’s clients           ...
The Ballard Center\’s Practicum Presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The Ballard Center\’s Practicum Presentation

225 views

Published on

After dedicating over 90 hours at the Willow Domestic Violence Center, I presented my practicum outcome to the Applied Behavioral Science department and peers.

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
225
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Ballard Center\’s Practicum Presentation

  1. 1. Community Health and DevelopmentABSC 690 Practicum Presentation Ballard Center at Penn House Alisa MedinaChristmas ‘77
  2. 2. Serving the Lawrence community since 1969 Mission— Ballard Community Services is a non- profit organization that provides a high quality, affordable early education program and essential basic life assistance for families and individuals in need
  3. 3. Contributors to my Success at Penn House Paul Youk  Director of Human Service Programs & practicum site supervisor  Linda Lassen  Program Director of Penn House John Koopman  Manager of Penn House
  4. 4. Practicum Project Assist Penn House with a technology upgrade within the organization  Organize computer storage area & update existing systems  Assist in integrating a live database for the Holiday Bureau adopt-a-family program  Improve configuration of Penn House’s Local Area Network (LAN)  Provide access to computers for use by Penn House clients and families
  5. 5. To which competency (or competencies) does it pertain? Competency 4: Developing a Framework for change  My Project—In the belief of a growing technology gap prevalent within our low income communities, the Ballard Center developed a computer lab at Penn House to assist families accessing information about their communities for example, jobs, a home, or reliable services. Competency 9: Enhancing Cultural Competence  Penn House encompasses the meaning of a culturally inclusive community, the volunteers are the clients. Their involvement helps us integrate the most effective interventions and programs for our community.
  6. 6. Why is it an important contribution? By offering these resources to families they can begin working on their own personal and family issues and make improvements by means of self education through the information provided through the internet.
  7. 7. Practicum Logic Model
  8. 8. Practicum Logic Model
  9. 9. Practicum Logic Model ++ ++
  10. 10. Practicum Logic Model
  11. 11. Practicum Logic Model
  12. 12. Practicum Logic Model
  13. 13. Practicum Logic Model
  14. 14. Practicum Logic Model
  15. 15. Practicum Logic Model
  16. 16. Practicum Product Outcome The computer lab can be used by all visitors at Penn House and encourages learning about our communities. This product enhances the capacity of theChristmas ‘77 organization by offering a service that is vital to survival in today’s
  17. 17. Penn House Network TopologyPenn House Network Topology
  18. 18. Practicum Successes and Opportunities When speaking to a few community members about what barriers they feel are preventing them from sustaining an adequate lifestyle and technology seems to be the biggest answer. If we can adapt alike computer labs and classes in other low income areas through other human services programs we can provide families with the technology they are completely unaware of or simply cannot afford.
  19. 19. Lessons LearnedUnderstanding how To establish my owncommunity programs experiences as a source ofwork from the inside, like education by helpingthe Ballard Center, can others resolve theirhelp (or hinder) ourcommunity can be problems helped meeffective in teaching the understand thevalue of volunteering and magnitude of thehow to provide quality assistance needed in allassistance. communities and how easy anybody can actively contribute to their own community.
  20. 20. Future Goals My experience has offered me a new meaning to volunteering, it was a new experience & beneficial to volunteer with members of the community whom are effected with current societal issues. Having the opportunity to be interviewed by 6 News felt like a step towards the right kind of awareness needed within the community
  21. 21. Acknowledgements Paul Youk  Penn House’s staff and volunteers Penn House’s clients  Jomella Watson- Thompson Marvia Jones http://www2.ljworld.com/videos/2010/nov/25/33532/

×