Field Placement Site Information
||Lutheran Social Services - Truancy Action Project
||424 W Superior St., 204 Ordean Bldg., Duluth, MN 55802
Mary Roe - Program Manager
Dawn Shykes - Field Contact
||218-391-7452 (Mary); 218-262-1901 Ext 14 (Dawn)
||This agency operates a diverse variety of programs addressing human needs
including services to children and families.
|Description of Field Activities
||An intern will initially shadow a TAP worker when working with the students
and families. This consists of: establishing a relationship with the youth,
assessing the situation, and problem-solving to improve attendance by working
with the student, family and others that might help get the youth back on
track. The intern will be given cases of his/her own when they feel comfortable
in working alone. The intern can also be involved with weekly truancy hearings
on truancy cases, assist with truancy mediation.
|Approval for Field I, II, Either??
||This has been approved for either Field I or Field II.
If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency,
contact the Field Coordinator.