Monthly Archives: August 2012

Juvenile Detention Center

Hola! This is Dot, Brian, and Elena reporting from San José, Costa Rica. This week we had the opportunity to take a tour of the largest juvenile detention center in Costa Rica and learn more about the Costa Rican justice … Continue reading

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Mental Health in Costa Rica: Week 2

This is Zac, Valerie, and Rebecca writing from San Jose, Costa Rica. This week we got to enjoy some amazing activities provided by Carla and the Unibe staff. This past Wednesday we were given an extensive dance lesson from some … Continue reading

Mental Health in Costa Rica: Week 3

Hola from Costa Rica! This is Becca W, Valerie, and Zach checking in. Growing knowledge of Costa Rican healthcare Last night, we attended a seminar led by Dr. Andrea Mesén-Fainardi, a local psychiatrist. He studied at NYU and UC Irvine, … Continue reading

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Week 3 Costa Rica–Escuela Miguel Obregón Lizano

Hola a todos! This is Elena, Brian, & Dot reporting from UNIBE.  After spending a few days observing classrooms K-7, we have been given the opportunity to provide the students with psychoeducation on the theme of bullying.  It was brought … Continue reading

Suave

Agradezco mi tiempo en El Rancho.  Por primera vez en mucho tiempo la he llevado suave.  Estoy disfrutando el memento en Costa Rica – el idioma, la cultural, la comida, la gente, y la profesora.   Cada mañana nosotros tenemos clase.  … Continue reading

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Fundación Crecer

Ya pasaron más de dos semanas desde que llegamos a Guayaquil, Ecuador.  Han sido dos semanas en las cuales he tenido experiencias inolvidables, especialmente la experiencia de conocer a tantos niños tiernos, lindos, e inteligentes que por diversas tienen una … Continue reading

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Semana Dos: Centro de Detención Juvenil

Hola, somos Curt, Marisol, y Rebecca T. desde San José. Acabamos de terminar nuestra segunda semana de práctica. Unos de los lugares en el que hemos practicado en la semana es el Centro de Detención Juvenil. Fue muy interesante observar … Continue reading

Recepción en Fundación Dra. Cynthia Lucero

La familia Lucero ha hecho mi estancia en Guayaquil muy agradable. Yo había tenido la oportunidad de conocer a Martha y Héctor en la caminata anual que sucede en MSPP, pero ahora he tenido el honor de llegar a convivir … Continue reading

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Guayaquil Welcomes MSPP Students!

Guayaquil Welcomes MSPP Students: Fortunately, there were no unforeseen circumstances: no turbulence, no lost suitcases, no delays, and our families did not forget about us.  The checkout proceeded without any problems, my bags were checked for security purposes and luckily everything … Continue reading

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Week 2 (mas o menos)

This is Kelly, writing from Ecuador…. As the others have reported, last week we finished up our work at Fundacion Crecer. I’m glad we had a wrap-up day to discuss the cases with the psychologist and director. It was cool … Continue reading

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