Summer Study Program in the Dominican Republic
June 28 – July 12, 2005
Pre-departure classes: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5PM – 7PM
June 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22
June 28 Arrive Santo Domingo
June 29 Tour of Colonial City, prepare agenda and review course objectives.
June 30 10:00AM Reception and breakfast at Universidad de la Tercera Edad
11:30AM University of Santo Domingo, Lecture by Dr. Carlos Andujar on Dominican Culture and Identity. Tour of University Anthropology Museum
1:30PM Lunch at Teatro Nacional
3:00PM Guided tour of Museo del Hombre Dominicano
July 1 10:00AM Consejo Nacional para la Niñez y la Adolescencia (CONANI)
Lecture on laws and social policies regarding child welfare and family protection by Program Staff.
1:00PM Palacio de Justicia: Fiscaliza de la Mujer/Familias. Lecture on the family court system with Judge Rosario and Family Court Social Worker
July 2 10:00 Instituto Duartiano, Guided tour and lecture. Greetings and introduction at assembly annual meeting.
July 3 Trip to Boca Chica, local beach
July 4 10:00AM Hospital Padre Billini. Lecture on the Public Health System with Hospital Director, Rafael Adolfo Rojas Martes.
1:00PM Hogar Crear. Lecture by Treatment Supervisor, Armando Espinal, on drug use and drug treatment at clinical offices. Visit to two residential treatment facilities.
7:00PM Instituto Superior de Bellas Artes. Interactive workshop on dance and music in Dominican culture.
9:00PM Dinner with Pedro’s family.
July 5 9:00AM Depart for Santiago. Sightseeing, arts and culture
4:00PM Psychiatric Hospital. Lecture and tour by Dr. Ramon Estrella Gomez.
July 6 8:00AM Depart for Dajabón
Fundación Desarrollo Dajabón (FUNDEPRODA). Lecture with Ruben Villaloua, Sociologist, and Foundation Director. Poverty and immigration policies. Meeting with Haitian Consul, Jacques Lesly Debrosse.
Visit to Immigration Office and Haitian Border.
July 7 10:00AM Education policies, visit to barrio school and lecture with school principal.
1:00PM Casa Rosada. Orphanage for children with AIDS.
3:00PM Consejo Presidencial del SIDA (COPRESIDA). Lecture with Antonio Moya, MA, MPH on HIV in the Dominican Republic.
5:00PM Plaza de Salud. Lecture on the system of private health care and tour of a private health care facility.
July 8 10:00AM Clínica Infantil (Dr. Robert Reid Cabral Hospital). Lecture with Sub-Director, Dr. Clemente Terrero on public health care for children and tour of facility with Chief Resident Monika Auffant.
2:00PM Lecture on economics with Dr. Dario Bencosme.
July 9-10 Playa Dorada Resort in Puerto Plata
Learning Logs due at 9:00PM on Saturday, July 9
July 11 Return to Santo Domingo
Class wrap-up and evaluation
July 12 Departure to U.S.
Classes Scheduled after return to U.S.
Monday, July 18
Monday, August 1
Monday, August 8