ALSP Students

Two ALSP students, Rachel and Callissa,  interviewed residents for a  “satisfaction survey” at a local nursing home.
Two ALSP students, Rachel and Callissa,  interviewed residents for a  “satisfaction survey” at a local nursing home.

Rachel (with dog) completed her ALSP internship at  Crestview Manor under the supervision of Jenna (social services) and Cheryl (administrator).
Rachel (with dog) completed her ALSP internship at Crestview Manor under the supervision of Jenna (social services) and Cheryl (administrator).

 Senior staff member Michelle Buhman, UI Psychology professor Michelle Voss, and ALSP internship student Allison A, smile after a successful health fair at the senior center.
L to R: Senior staff member Michelle Buhman, UI Psychology professor Michelle Voss, and ALSP internship student Allison A, smile after a successful health fair at the senior center. 

After completing her ALSP certificate, Monica moved to England and continued her studies in gerontology.
After completing her ALSP certificate, Monica moved to England and continued her studies in gerontology.

Potential ALSP students with ALSP Frisbee
Potential ALSP students with ALSP Frisbee.
 

Jim Olson, president of the United Nations Association of Johnson County, with students at the annual ALSP celebration of U.N. Day of Older Persons.
Jim Olson, president of the United Nations Association of Johnson County, with students at the annual ALSP celebration of U.N. Day of Older Persons.

Global Aging student Dag discusses aging in Korea with a participant.
Global Aging student Dag discusses aging in Korea with a participant.

 


Global Aging student Lyubov at Senior Center presentation
Global Aging student Lyubov at Senior Center presentation

Nedzada talks with fellow students.
Nedzada talks with fellow students.

Herminia is in the law library researching state nursing home laws.
Herminia is in the law library researching state nursing home laws.

Students receive orientation before visiting a local assisted living center.
Students receive orientation before visiting a local assisted living center.

 

 

 

 

Paige
Paige completed her ALSP certificate in 2018.   Her ALSP internship was in a research lab setting. 

Penny ALSP certificate student
Penny earned her ALSP certificate while working full time in the College of Dentistry.  She completed her ALSP internship at the College of Dentistry where she worked with Dr. Howard Cohen to develop geriatric dentistry training modules for dental students.  Penny was successful in writing a grant to help support the development of the training modules.   Penny and Dr. Cohen are standing in the Special Care Clinic, which is where dental students learn to work with persons with disabilities and/or special needs.

Service Learning 2017
These students are learning about the experience of older adulthood  through their SERVICE LEARNING project at a local assisted living center.  Front row left to right:  Holly Sesker, Madison Scheldrup, J.J. Luo, Erin Moore (Activities Director), Herminia Garcia (TA for the Service Learning class). Back row, left to right: Audra Bartenhagan, Alexis Oakley, Jen Schaub, Kayla Hope (ALSP Internship student), and Julia Kilian.