Resources and Information for Student Empowerment (RISE)

There are many different program options available to you through RISE.  Below is a description of each programs and its intended learning outcomes. If your group or organization has a topic in mind that is not described below and would be beneficial for us to present, we are more than happy to do so. To request a presentation that is already in place or to request a presentation on a different topic regarding alcohol or other drugs please fill out the Request Form

 

Alcohol 101

There are many influences that can affect your decision to use alcohol. In this program we will discuss alcohol on a continuum from abstaining to responsible drinking behaviors, binge drinking, and the signs of risky drinking practices including addiction.

Learning Outcomes: Students will identify the risks associated with harmful use and articulate risk reduction strategies. Students can list two or more available campus resources available to further explore one’s use of alcohol.

Rethinking Drinking

Trends in alcohol use may impact the way we think about drinking. In this program we will discuss how the media and social influence plays a role in alcohol use. We will also talk about how alcohol affects your health.

Learning Outcomes: Students will describe how social influence can impact decisions to drink. Students will make informed decisions regarding substance use using factual information.

Other Drugs: Molly to Marijuana

This program discusses substances and the impact on your body. We will also discuss drug use trends and how these trends effect our community.

Learning Outcomes: Students will make informed decisions regarding substance use using factual information. Students can describe at least one potential health, academic, social, or legal risk associated with drug use.

Think Before You Drink

This program utilizes audience polling and discussion about perceptions of alcohol use. There will be a focus on decision making skills and risk reduction techniques need to make informed, healthy decisions. (Note: This program was created especially for first-year students).

Learning Outcomes: Students will identify the risks associated with harmful use and articulate risk reduction strategies. Students will describe how social influence can impact decisions to drink. Students will make informed decisions regarding substance use using factual information

Alcohol Use and Athletic Performance

Athletes who choose to drink don’t necessarily experience more legal or behavioral consequences than other students who drink, but athletes are often more visible, and their problems often lead to highly publicized consequences. This program looks at the effect that alcohol can have on an athletes’ performance and health.

Learning Outcomes: Students will discuss the consequences of drinking and training for a sport. Students will define how alcohol affects important systems in the body responsible for peak their performance.

Standard Servings and BAC – What does it all mean?

This presentation will discuss how Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is measured and the symptoms associated with different levels of BAC. Learn more about tolerance and how standard serving sizes allow you to better control your BAC and stay at a low-risk level on consumption.

Learning Outcome: Students will understand the benefits of controlling their alcohol intact and BAC. Students can list two or more available campus resources available to further explore one’s use of alcohol. Students can describe at least one potential health, academic, social, or legal risk associated with alcohol use.

Alcohol and Your Health

Do you know how many calories are in some common drinks? This program will inform your group about the ways that alcohol can impact your health including, nutrition, sleep, and physical health.

Learning Outcome: Students will make informed decisions regarding substance use using factual information. Students can describe at least one potential health, academic, social, or legal risk associated with alcohol use.

Alcohol and Other Drugs Jeopardy

Quiz your group with this popular game! We’ll ask you questions about BAC, substance use and your healthHealthfewhj, policies and laws, and risk reduction techniques. Great for use in classroom presentations!

Learning Outcomes: Students will make informed decisions regarding substance use using factual information. Students will understand the policies and laws surrounding substance use. Students can list two or more available campus resources available to further explore one’s use of alcohol.

Factors that Impact Intoxication

Why do some people get intoxicated after one drink while others can drink two or three before feeling any effects? Let’s talk about what factors can impact someone’s level of intoxication.

Learning Outcomes: Students can list at least two factors that influence the rate of intoxication. Students will identify the risks associated with harmful use and articulate risk reduction strategies.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Presentation

Being in a Fraternity or Sorority on campus is a great opportunity that comes with a lot of responsibility.  As a student in an organization on campus, you have the opportunity to positively impact your community and model healthy and responsible behaviors.  During this presentation we will discuss individual and group morals, values, policies in regards to alcohol and other drugs. This presentation also gives insight on potential risks and tips on how to safely navigate potential encounters with alcohol and other drugs.  
Learning Outcomes:
  • -Students can identify at least three risk reduction strategies to reduce the potential health, academic, social, and legal risks associated with substance use.
  • -Students will describe how social influence can impact decisions to drink.

 

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