If you would like for a wellness promotion professional from the Center for Wellness Promotion to come to your location (residence hall, student organization, class, etc.) to give a presentation, facilitate a discussion, or provide health education materials, please complete the form linked below.In order to accommodate your request, program requests should be submitted by filling out the online Program Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance of the date needed.
In order to maintain a healthy campus environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Wellness Promotion is offering workshops and trainings in virtual and in-person formats. The program request form allows you to select your preference of virtual or in-person options.
A listing of programs routinely offered is below. We are also willing to work with you on a custom presentation if our routine programs do not quite meet your needs.
STAYING WELL IN COLLEGE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (60 MINS)
The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for college students and threatens more than just physical health. This one-hour interactive workshop provides information and resources on the following topics:
- How to prevent the transmission of COVID-19
- Information on vaccines and testing
- Strategies for physical and mental health self-care during the pandemic
- Campus resources available to students
Substance Use, addiction, and recovery
NAVIGATING ADDICTION & RECOVERY (60 MINS)
- Reduce stigma around substance use struggles and increase recovery awareness
- Addiction as a concept; substance use disorders as a diagnosis
- Risk factors for substance use disorders/addiction
- Accurately define "substance use disorder"
- Accurately define what "recovery" means
- Identify appropriate resources and conversation navigation tips
- How to be a campus ally
Due to current staffing shortages in the CWP, we may be limited in our ability to deliver this program on the dates/times requested. Our apologies for any inconveniences this may cause.
Alcohol, tobacco, & other drugs
This presentation is a basic overview of alcohol and includes information on standard drink sizes, signs of intoxication and overdose, safe drinking measures, how to seek help, and more. This program can be delivered either virtually or in person.
This interactive jeopardy game tests your knowledge of alcohol and related policies while giving education and information. Topic areas include alcohol basics, alcohol and the body, party safety, school policies, and health impacts. This can be done as a stand-alone program or as a partner to another program. This program can be delivered either virtually or in person.
Bystander Intervention: Safe Drinking Version
This highly interactive program empowers college students to make drinking safer for themselves and their peers. It covers basic facts about alcohol use and strategies to make drinking safer through peer support. While this can be delivered either virtually or in person, it is best enjoyed in person.
This presentation provides an overview of cannabis, including different strains/types, how it can impact the body, warning signs of an emergency, and how to seek help. This presentation can be delivered either virtually or in person.
Fitness, Nutrition, and Substance Use: Is Partying Hurting your Progress?
This presentation takes a deep dive into how exercise and nutrition impact your body’s processes and the specific ways drugs and alcohol interact with them. This program can be delivered either virtually or in person.
sexual and reproductive health
What's Your Plan A? STI Prevention and Contraceptives
This interactive and engaging presentation answers these important questions: What is sex? What are STIs and how can you prevent them? What birth control option is right for you? We will also cover resources available to students to better support their sexual health needs.
sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, & healthy relationships
Green Dot Overview for Students OR Staff/Faculty (60-90 minutes)
Green Dot is a violence prevention strategy that focuses on the powerful role students, faculty, and staff can play as bystanders. In this training, participants will learn skills to intervene in high-risk situations by identifying warning signs, personal and social barriers to intervention, and safe and effective intervention options. Through education, awareness and skills practice, Green Dot participants are equipped to react and intervene in high-risk situations — resulting in the ultimate reduction of interpersonal violence in our community. What’s your Green Dot?
The Lowdown: Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Stalking (45-60 minutes)
Interpersonal violence is prevalent on college campuses, and it’s important we have a shared language to define it. In this workshop, we will provide an overview of the most common forms of interpersonal violence impacting college students such as sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. The focus of this presentation is on warning signs of violence, tips to support a friend, and an overview of campus resources including confidential and private options.
The Relationship Spectrum: Toxic vs. Healthy (45-60 minutes)
In this workshop, we will discuss the relationship spectrum and strategies for identifying healthy vs. toxic (unhealthy) relationship characteristics. Students will learn about power and control, setting boundaries, healthy communication, and practicing consent. These skills apply to all relationships including platonic, romantic, sexual, and other personal relationships.
Stalking in the Media: Discussing the Netflix Series "You" (45-60 minutes)
In this workshop, we will discuss stalking through the lens of the popular Netflix show "You" to identify examples of stalking behavior commonly depicted in popular culture. The goal of this discussion is to explore the representation of stalking in the media and how it impacts our ability to identify stalking behavior appropriately. Students will learn how to differentiate between romantic pursuit and stalking, classify different types of stalking behavior, and get more information about reporting options on campus.
Dating Violence and Peer Support (45-60 minutes)
After an experience with dating violence, many survivors will seek out a friend or someone close to them for support. This workshop will prepare students to respond to a disclosure by providing effective support and information about resources. We’ll discuss characteristics of dating violence, warning signs, useful tips and phrases to start a conversation, self-care and boundary setting, as well as resources for students impacted by interpersonal violence.
Exploring Consent (60 minutes)
Consent is a normal and necessary part of sex. In this workshop, we’ll discuss when and how to ask for consent, techniques to check-in during a sexual interaction, and communication tips to increase safety and pleasure. Students will learn the definition of consent, verbal cues and body language, and how to apply practical communication skills in their sexual relationships.
Swiping Right: Online Dating (45-60 minutes)
Around 91% of college students are or have used dating apps, and it’s important that we are safe as we navigate our dating lives. In this interactive workshop students will explore what they are looking for while dating, red flags, online dating safety, and setting boundaries. These skills apply to all relationships including romantic, sexual, and other personal relationships.
WELLNESS JEOPARDY (60 MINS)
This program address topics including: Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Sleep, Stress, Time Management, Sex, Bystander Intervention, Healthy Relationships and Consent. This is a typical "jeopardy-style" game which enables students to get a broad understanding of general wellness topics and resources on campus. The group will split into two teams and compete for the highest number of points!
diet & nutrition
CUSTOMIZED NUTRITION PROGRAM (45 MINS)
Presented by Registered Dietician at the SHC
Nutrition presentations focus on healthy eating for short term and long term health and healthy weight. The presentation can be customized to meet the needs of your specific group if adequate notification is given.
*Customized Nutrition Programs on a variety of topics are available upon request
Building Resilience in College (45-60 minutes)
This program is not currently available during the Fall 2022 semester.
The Center for Wellness Promotion is happy to offer a custom workshop to meet the specific needs of your group. Please submit a request at least 3 weeks in advance to allow time to develop a custom option for your group.