Confidence, Daily Planet, Health and the Environment

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Posted by: jwalradt | March 30, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/30/confidence-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ We have, on occasion, in class discussed the possibility of the existence of a culture of poverty and what this culture entails. More recently, observations I’ve made at the Daily Planet have lead me to … Continue reading

Talking with Billy

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Posted by: jwalradt | March 16, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/16/talking-with-billy-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ When I arrived at my site today I discovered that the case manager, who normally acts as an “intern coordinator”, was not there and subsequently there was no one around to give me a task. … Continue reading

Caseworker

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 23, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/23/caseworker-the-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ Today I came to the Daily Planet prepared to give a presentation on hairy cell leukemia but found that Sheree, the temporary manager, had other plans for me. I was given three tasks. They were … Continue reading

Brainstorm Session

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 18, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/brainstorm-session-the-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ Today I discovered that I would be teaching weekly health info sessions to the clients at the Daily Planet. The staff there seemed to be under the impression that I was some type of science … Continue reading

Diabetes

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 18, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/diabetes-the-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ This week I gave my first health talk. A few of the clients suffer from diabetes so I decided to make diabetes the subject matter of the first talk. I tried to keep things relatively … Continue reading

Susan

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 7, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/07/susan-health-and-the-environment-daily-planet/ Today I “interviewed” Susan, one of the most unique and inspiring people I’ve ever met. Susan is homeless and is dying of stomach cancer. However she was not always homeless. She used to live and … Continue reading

Daily Planet Introduction

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 3, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/03/daily-planet-health-and-the-environment-introduction/ Today was my first day at the Daily Planet Medical Respite Site. Even though this is my third year at the University of Richmond I haven’t gotten to venture into the city of Richmond much, … Continue reading