Environmental Strategies to Prevent Alcohol Problems on College Campuses
$15.00 | CEU Hours:5.00 | Intermediate*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CE Course Description
Prevention directed at the environment generally relies on public policies (e.g., laws, rules, regulations) and other community-level interventions both to limit access to alcohol and to alter the culture and contexts within which decisions about alcohol use are made. This course describes how environmental management can change campus and community conditions in order to reduce the opportunities for illegal and dangerous alcohol use among students.
CE Course Objectives
1. Discuss challenges faced and preventative measures used to curtail alcohol problems on college campuses.
2. Describe how environmental management can change campus conditions in order to reduce illegal and dangerous alcohol use among students.
3. Identify strategies used by colleges to combat substance abuse such as institutional policies, parental notification, alcohol-free alternatives and Responsible Beverage Service.
4. Determine ways in which faculty, administrators, and law enforcement can help establish positive social norms and expectations on campus regarding student alcohol use.
5. Evaluate the necessity of collaboration between campus and community officials to discourage high-risk and excessive drinking while fostering safe and healthy environments
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