Get ready to increase retention on your campus and help your students achieve stellar success! Elaine is guaranteed to change the mindset of your students as she empowers them to prioritize their goals and challenges them to adopt a healthier perspective on partying. A Jersey girl who has seen it all, Elaine does not subscribe to the ineffective "Don't do it message." Instead she provides effective strategies to party safe while remaining academically productive.
Through her expertise in public health, your students will gain an understanding of the effects of alcohol on the brain, decision-making processes, and its life-altering outcomes. They will develop respect for alcohol as Elaine provides options ranging from abstinence to safe alcohol consumption. She clarifies misconceptions regarding safe quantities and metabolism.
This program can be customized for a drug and alchol program where Elaine addresses safe alcohol consumtption as well as drug abuse. She breaks down the misconceptions of medicinal marijuana versues what's available recreationally. Students learn about the effects of cocaine, presription and opiod drug abuse on the brain and the body.
Elaine effectively connects high-risk drinking to unprotected sex through wildly captivating, highly memorable interactive exercises that get students out of their seats and engages them in real-life situations. No dry PowerPoint! Students talk about this program for months! They leave understanding the potentially life-altering consequences of unprotected sex, as well as the joy of safe sex and healthy relationships. Elaine discusses this difficult topic with refreshing honesty and side-splitting humor. Your students will leave with a clear understanding of the relationship of alcohol to sexual assault, consent, and effective communication.
Combining the topics of alcohol, sex, and sexual assault brings home the relevant message of partying responsibly, respecting one another, and keeping each other safe. This dynamic program creates a safe and healthy campus environment, and increased student retention. Your students will leave empowered and motivated to perform their best academically, and to have fun without life-altering consequences or regrets.
Students state that Elaine gave them a fresh perspective to keep their radar up at parties, and to take action with bystander intervention. Elaine is a highly engaged listener and communicator. She will discuss the topics available to address the needs of your student population and together you will find the perfect solution and program for your students.
Program content is tailored for Catholic universities and other faith-based institutions
Takeaways for your students:
Understand importance of goals and legacy in life - choices matter
Motivation to reduce high-risk drinking
Understand effects of alcohol on brain, body, and behavior
Effects of alcohol on athletic ability and muscle recovery
Negative consequences of high-risk drinking
Know definitions of sexual assault, rape, stalking, and dating violence
Learn what consent looks and sounds like
Effects of sex under the influence
Negative outcomes of unsafe sex
Knowledge that sexually transmitted infections have reached an all-time high
Strategies for bystander Intervention
Safe sex & healthy communication
Effects of marijuana, other Illegal drugs, prescription drug abuse
How to make positive choices
Understanding social norms