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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.

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Program Offerings

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

NAVIGATING ADDICTION & RECOVERY (60 MINS)

Interactive Presentation

Objectives:

  • 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 101

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. 

Alcohol Jeopardy

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.

Cannabis 101

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.

SEX: WHAT'S YOUR POSITION (60 MINS)

What is sex? What are STIs and how can you prevent them?  What birth control is right for you?  Get these answers, and many more, in this fun and candid program.

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? 

Interpersonal Violence 101 (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 intperersonal 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.

Healthy Relationships (45-60 minutes)

In this workshop, we will discuss the relationship spectrum and strategies for identifying healthy vs. unhealthy relationship characteristics. Students will explore 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. 

Consent and Sexual Communication Skills (45-60 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.

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!

CUSTOMIZED NUTRITION PROGRAM (45 MINS)

Presented by Katie Powers, 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

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID OVERVIEW TRAINING

Presented by Sarah Besse, Mental Health Educator and Suicide Prevention Coordinator at CAPS

The Mental Health First Aid overview session introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and substance use, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This course provides strategies around how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Building Resilience in College (45-60 minutes)

“Resiliency” is the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and to even thrive during stressful times. While all of us have intrinsic abilities to be resilient, skills and strategies to become even more resilient can be taught. This workshop teaches strategies rooted in five pillars for resiliency (self-care; self-awareness; purpose; mindfulness; and relationships) to help Charlotte students be as successful as possible during their time at Charlotte and beyond.