Alcohol Education Programs
The CHOICES program uses interactive journaling and group discussion to educate students about how alcohol affects the body. Topics covered include standard drink sizes, blood alcohol concentration (BAC), factors that influence intoxication, signs of alcohol poisoning, and using risk reducing strategies.
• Approximately 45-50 minutes
• No minimum / maximum class size
• Appropriate for groups seeking general alcohol education
TIPS stands for Training Intervention ProcedureS, and is designed to teach students how to respond effectively in alcohol related situations. TIPS does include some general alcohol education, but focuses mainly on risk management and bystander intervention. Program includes interactive skills training and role playing. At the end of the program, students become TIPS certified.
• Approximately 2-2.5 hours
• Maximum class size of 35
• Appropriate for groups seeking party host and/or bystander training
TIPS Training Schedule and Registration: Spring 2013
Spring Semester 2013 TIPS trainings will take place on the following days:
Thursday, January 31: 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Talbot 210
Monday, February 25: 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Talbot 210
Wednesday, March 27: 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Talbot 210
To register for a session, please e-mail Catherine Champagne at email@example.com. Please make sure to specify which session you would like to register for.
BASICS is an individual, two session program for students interested in exploring their own alcohol use. Students will take a series of questionnaires about their alcohol habits during the first session, and receive a personalized feedback report in the second session.
• Two 30-40 minute sessions
• For individual students only
• Questionnaires and assessments are for educational purposes only, and are not intended to diagnose.
How do I request a program?
To inquire about a program for your student group, please contact Catherine Champagne, Coordinator of Alcohol, Drug, & Health Education.Some programs are offered on a monthly basis, while others can be requested for a particular date and time to fit your schedule.