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CSL Toolkit

CSL Toolkit

Build Your CSL Toolkit is a training series aimed at helping students prepare for community service learning projects, based on the needs of students, mentors and community organizations. All sessions are FREE and open to all students, faculty, and staff at the Health Science Center.

For more information about any of the sessions, contact

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Upcoming Trainings


Past Trainings


Migrant Health
Co Sponsered by Frontera de Salud
Presented by RAICES
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
12-1 PM
MED 4.409L
Motivational Interviewing
Presented by Cindy McGeary, Ph.D., ABPP
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
4-6 PM
ALTC 303
Link to presentation

Advocate's Perspective and Your Role: The State of Health Care Coverage and Access in Texas
Presented by Anne Dunkelberg, Associate Director, Center for Public Policy Priorities 
Friday, October 12, 2018
Noon - 1:00 PM
Operation Naloxone Training 
Presented by UT Austin College of Pharmacy 
Monday, September 17, 2018
5:00 PM
MED 409L
Linkage to Care:  Connecting Your Patients and Clients to Healthcare Resources
Presented by Representatives from CareLink and San Antonio Food Bank
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Noon - 1:00 PM
MED 309L
State of the ACA and Access to Health Coverage in the San Antonio Metro Area
Presented by: Joe Ibarra, Enroll America's deputy director for Texas
Tuesday January 9
AL&TC 220


Operation Naloxone Trainings:
Presented by: UT Austin College of Pharmacy Faculty
Offered Twice: Tuesday, September 5 & Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00PM - 6:30PM
AL&TC 303

Linkage to Care:  Connecting Your Patients and Clients to Healthcare Resources
Presented by Representatives from CareLink and San Antonio Food Bank
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Noon - 1:00 PM
MED 309L

Supporting Health Literacy: National Library of Medicine (NLM) Health Information Resources
Presented by Karen Barton, MSLIS
Community Engagement Librarian, UTHSA Briscoe Library
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Noon - 1:00 PM
Library, Room 2.011

How to do Sports Physicals
Presented by Glen Medellin, MD
Professor, General Pediatrics
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Library, Room 2.039

Health Screenings 101
Presented by Fred Campbell, MD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Friday March 24, 2017
12:00- 1:00 PM
Library 2.042


How to Run a Focus Group
Presented by Jason Rosenfeld, MPH
Assistant Director for Global Health
Thursday, October 20, 2016
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Library 2.031/2.033

How to Relate to the San Antonio Community at Large
Presented by Lucia Nguyen, 4th Year Medical Student
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
12:00- 1:00 PM
Library, Room 2.088
Project 6-55 Workshop
Presented by Chris Yan, 4th Year Medical Student
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
12:00- 1:30 PM
Nursing School, Room 1.102


Reflective Writing Workshop
Presented by Chris Yan, 4th Year Medical Student
Wednesday November 18, 2015
12 - 1:30 PM
Medical Building, Room 444B
Poverty Simulation
Saturday, October 17, 2015
9 AM - 12 PM
The Neighborhood Place
How to do a Needs Assessment
Presented by Jason Rosenfeld, MPH
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
2 - 4 PM
Medical Building, LEC 2.010

Putting Positive Deviance into Practice
Presented by Arvind Singhal, PhD
Thursday, October 1, 2015
12 - 2 PM
Academic Administration Building 114

Linkage to Care
Presented by representatives from CareLink, CPS Energy, and San Antonio Food Bank
Friday, September 11, 2015
12 - 1 PM
Medical Building, Room 444B


State of the Affordable Care Act and Health Care Coverage in San Antonio
Enroll SA Presentation, 1-9-18
Enroll SA One Pager

Linkage to Care
What is CareLink? handout
San Antonio Food Bank's interactive "Hunger 101" module
San Antonio Food Bank handout (English)
San Antonio Food Bank handout (Spanish)

Principles of Health Screenings
Glucose, Blood pressure, and cholesterol materials

Sports Physicals
Preparticipation Physical and History Evaluation

CSL Project Planning
How to Write SMART Objectives
PowerPoint Presentation
Handout toolkit

Needs Assessment
Narrated PowerPoint
Focus Groups 101

Positive Deviance

How to Run a Focus Group
CSL Toolkit Outline
Coding Matrix
Focus Group Discussion PowerPoint

Motivational Interviewing