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Programs

A variety of educational materials and programs are available to the campus community. Programs can be requested by contacting Frances Cortez Funk, Director of Health Promotion Services, at 610-683-4082.

AlcoholEdu for College is provided as a continued CONNECTIONS experience for first-year undergraduate and first-year transfer undergraduate students

Kutztown University requires that all incoming, first time students complete AlcoholEdu for College as part of their continued CONNECTION experience. This on-line, interactive program is aimed at educating students on the effect of alcohol and to help prepare first-year students make smart choices, reduce risky behaviors, and be successful in college. Kutztown University feels strongly that all students transitioning to take this course so they have a foundation of knowledge about alcohol and understand the impact that it may have on them physically and academically. For more information about AlcoholEDU for College please email KUAlcoholEDU@kutztown.edu . The experience is going LIVE on January 2, 2014 and directions on how to log-on will be sent to your KU student email account. *

 

BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and intervention of College Students) is a preventive alcohol abuse intervention program for college students 18 to 24 years old.

BASICS is designed to help students make better alcohol-use decisions. The program's style is not confrontational or judgmental, and it:

  • Reduces the adverse effects of alcohol consumption
  • Promotes reduced drinking
  • Promotes healthier choices among young adults
  • Provides important information and coping skills for risk reduction.

If you are interested in learning more about BASICS and/or would like to set up an appointment please contact Kutztown University's AOD Team.

Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) Awareness

  • "AOD Challenge" students test their knowledge on AOD and current trivia
  • "Boozed and Confused" interactive activities where students navigate through an obstacle course of life and challenges
  • "Pill Popping Culture" it's in your medicine cabinet
  • "SOBER choices" an interactive informational display table
  • "WEED" an interactive informational display table
  • "Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) screenings" where students have an opportunity to examine their individual choices
  • "HIGH BINGO" an interactive and learning activity
  • "TipS® for University Student Certification Training" a recognized harm reduction program in higher education *

Lifestyles of the College Student

  • "Cold & Flu Awareness" an interactive informational display table
  • "Meatless Mondays and Viva Veggies" and interactive program where students meet for two sessions to talk about making changes and supporting on another in meatless choices.  The third session is held at a local grocery store *
  • "Germs!" highlights the importance of prevention practices
  • "Got Milk" a workshop filled with vitamin D and milk mustaches
  • "Pink Party" young women about breast cancer and about strategies for early detection
  • "Stress Free Zone" a workshop designed to assist students in the exercise of relaxation

Relationships and Sexual Health

  • "Condom Obstacle Course" an interactive workshop designed for laughter and knowledge
  • "HIV/AIDS Awareness" current and contemporary issues facing individuals in HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • "SEXY & SAFE" an interactive informational display table
  • "Sexy Chat" a program where students talk about SEX *

Tobacco Awareness and Cessation

  • "CO2 Readings and Pig Lung Demonstration" a powerful visual experience to the harm of smoking
  • "Thinking of Quitting" considering breaking-up with tobacco and exploring your readiness
  • "Tobacco Cessation" resources available to assist students in living a tobacco-free lifestyle
  • "INHALE" use, abuse and addiction on current other drugs *

* New Program