The University of Tulsa
Erin Anderson, Speech-Language Pathology
Erin’s project addresses the emotional needs of siblings of children with special needs.
Community Site: The Little Lighthouse.
Alec Bracken, Law
Alec’s project teaches children of undocumented immigrants and those effected by immigration issues how to be advocates for their parents and how to realize their own voices on immigration issues.
Community Site: Will Rogers High School in partnership with Communities in Schools.
Alex Button, Nursing
Alex’s project focuses on connecting people who have low health literacy with educational tools in order to improve the rate at which they take their medications.
Community Site: Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless.
Katie Nelson, Speech-Language Pathology
Katie’s project provides foundational literacy skills for children and families to promote increased literacy activities in the home.
Community Site: Kendall-Whittier Elementary School in partnership with Communities in Schools
Mollie Rischard Kimrey, Clinical Psychology
Mollie’s project is a trauma-focused group psychotherapy program with children to address their symptoms of post-traumatic stress and promote resiliency.
Community Site: Positive Changes
Sarah Young, Law
Sarah’s Schweitzer project aims to improve retention of quality foster parents in the Tulsa community. She will do this through foster parent education and support in order to help foster parents feel more competent and confident in their ability to provide a stable environment for their foster children.
Community Site: Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children
Oklahoma State University
Brendon Glon, Counseling Psychology
Jess White, Counseling Psychology
Brendon and Jess’s Schweitzer project is the launch and pilot of a mental health referral and help line for LGBTQ+ Oklahomans. The project’s aim is to not only increase access to mental health resources for this population but also provide specialized, culturally competent training in LGBTQ+ issues for master’s level interns.
Community Site: Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
Patrick Grayshaw, Human Development and Family Science
Patrick’s project aims to engage a diverse group of residents to address their common health needs, in a way that facilitates action planning and asset-based community engagement.
Community Site: North Tulsa Community Coalition
University of Oklahoma-Tulsa
Iman Chaudhry, OU-TU School of Community Medicine
Ashley Sells, College of Allied Health
Iman and Ashley’s project provides fitness and nutrition classes for Muslim women in the Tulsa area so they become empowered to take a more active role in their health.
Community Site: YMCA
Ashten Duncan, OU-TU School of Community Medicine
Ashten’s project aims to leverage hope in Tulsa’s chronically and transiently homeless in order to promote more successful transitions to stable housing situations.
Community Site: Mental Health Association of Oklahoma.