February 2012 Archives

University & Community Partnership: Adam Zagelbaum's Counseling Courses and California Schools


University & Community Partnership: Adam Zagelbaum's Counseling Courses and California Schools "School counseling is more than simply meeting with students. It is vital that school counselors be advocates for the profession." -Shana Friedman, SSU AlumniSchool Counselor for Youth Build Santa RosaShana Friedman, an alumni of the Counseling graduate program at Sonoma State University, shared the the possibilities of what service-learning can accomplish. Dr. Adam Zagelbaum's excellent service-learning classes include COUN 521: Pupil Personnel Services: Concepts and Organization, COUN 510B: Seminar: Counseling Practicum, and COUN 514B: Supervised Internship/Field Experience . In...

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Working for the CCE: Learning the World of Civic Engagement


Working for the CCE: Learning the World of Civic Engagement by Taylor BonillaWhen I first arrived at the steps of SSU, I was so ready to jump right into all the different volunteer opportunities I could find because I knew I wanted to impact my campus like I had done at my high school. I soon found myself stretched so thin I was exhausted. I used to think I could be a part of every area of the civic engagement world but due to my work at the CCE, I...

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What is Community-Based Participatory Research?


What is Community-Based Participatory Research? Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) by definition, is a "collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings. CBPR begins with a research topic of importance to the community, has the aim of combining knowledge with action and achieving social change." Community-based research takes place in community settings and involves community members in the design and implementation of research projects, demonstrates respect for the contributions of success that are...

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Find a Match for Hope


Find a Match for Hope by Yadira Molina, Guest Blogger Special thanks to service-learning FIG Leadership students in UNIV238 01 for the posts in this special series on resources for those struggling with cancer and their loved ones. Hey Everyone! My name is Yadira and I'm a freshman at Sonoma State University. Together with my Leadership class, I'm helping raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation as well as raising awareness for all types of cancer. If you or someone you know is having trouble with this heart-breaking...

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