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Description: Junior students in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, participate in a Community Wellness project as an integrative component of the Occupational Health and Wellness course each Spring semester. Students form teams of 4-5 and are charged with creating a wellness initiative for a community organization, business, or service that centers on occupation (what people do) and does not include diet and exercise components. Projects vary in content and are based on extensive study of the needs of the assignment communities and organizations. The outcome of the project is a comprehensive book that has materials that support grant applications if the partner should decide to implement the proposed initiative.
Primary SLU Contact: Jeanne Eichler, email@example.com
Categories: Arts and Culture, Community Gardens and Urban Farming, Criminal Justice, Disability Services, Economic Development, Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Faith, Gender, Health, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Mentoring, Multicultural Efforts, Older Adults, Race and Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, Veterans, Violence, Women, Youth and Family