Humboldt State University & Cal State Monterey Bay

Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs Educational Conference

Monterey, CA
April 16 & 17, 2015

Exploring Best Practices


Session I - Thursday, April 16th 3 pm – 4 pm

An Introduction to the Field Beyond the Campus: National, State and Community Partners Everyone Should Know About

Dr. Jim Lange, State Coordinator and Executive Committee Co-Chair for the Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues, and Region VI ATOD Knowledge Community representative for NASPA; Dr. John Clapp, the Director of the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery; Ray Murrillo, Director of Student Programs at the Office of the Chancellor for the California State University System.

Abstract: Those entering the field of campus ATOD prevention often face a need for a steep learning curve to assure that programs and strategies are following an evidence-based approach. This presentation will introduce new professionals and perhaps even seasoned veterans alike, to the various State and National resources available for prevention support.

Session: 1
Location: Ferrante III

Teaching Compassion

Jessica Pettitt, Social Justice and Diversity Speaker

Abstract:Teaching/role modeling compassion and self-reflection with students and colleagues starts with self-reflection, finding empathy, and listening to each lived experience.

Session: 1
Location: Ferrante I

Supporting our Students in Recovery: Which Model Fits our Campus?

Randy Haveson, RISE Speaking and Consulting.

Abstract: In this session there will be a discussion of the many types of recovery programs available, their differences, and ways to identify which may be the best fit for your campus. Randy brings to the presentation years of experience working with students in recovery, as well as his own experience of recovery in 1985.

Session: 1
Location: San Francisco

Reducing the Harms of High-Risk Drinking: the NCHIP Model

Trisha Seastrom, Program Director & Denise Crosswhite, Program Coordinator - CSU Chico

Abstract: CSU Chico joined the Leadership Team of the National College Health Improvement Program (NCHIP) in an effort to engage in an innovative, comprehensive and evidence-based approach to a persistent problem. After 18 months and the introduction of nearly 20 “Plan-Do-Study-Act” cycles utilizing NCHIP, we are pleased to provide early results, lessons learned and how this approach may benefit your institution.

Session: 1
Location: Colton 1

PAUSE: Empowering Students through Peer Education

Linda Pena, ATOD Health Educator, Jake Reinagel, Student, Kaity Zawilski, Student and Andrew Carnest, Student - CSU Long Beach

Abstract: Prevention Awareness Uniting Students with Empowerment (PAUSE) is an organization of peer-educators at CSULB that actively trains individuals with skills to assist in the prevention of sexual assaults, intimate partner violence, and alcohol poisoning. Peer educators will present an overview on how PAUSE was formed, their recruitment strategies, and bystander trainings (The 3 Ds, PARTE and Mixology).

Session: 1
Location: Santa Monica

Peer to Peer Approach to Combating Prescription Drug Abuse

Fatima Ashaq, Outreach Specialist & Jessica Jaramillo, Student – California Health Collaborative Lock It Up Project

Abstract: This presentation provides vital information on the widespread prescription drug abuse taking place among college students and how the Lock It Up Project (LIUP), a community-based substance abuse prevention project, is combating this issue. The Project’s Peer Education Program is designed to train and equip college students with the tools necessary to address this issue on their college campus.

Session: 1
Location: Ferrante II

The Humboldt Model: Challenging the Culture of Sexualized Violence

Kim Berry, Chair of Critical Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Maxwell Schnurer, Chair of Communications – Humboldt State University, Paula Arrowsmith-Jones, Community Outreach Coordinator, North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Mary Sue Savage, Prevention Coordinator – Humboldt State University

Abstract: Members of the Humboldt State sexual assault prevention committee (SAPC) will share their approaches and tactics for challenging sexualized violence on college campuses. This presentation / workshop will include specific tools that students, staff, faculty and administrators can use on their campuses. Primary focus of this presentation will be the organizational strategies that Humboldt State has used to build capacity to challenge rape, stalking, and intimate partner violence. All are welcome.

Session: 1
Location: Colton III

Evidence-Based Leadership & The Role of the National College Health Assessment in the CSU

Luoluo Hong, Vice President & Title IX Coordinator, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, San Francisco State University, Sabrina Sanders, Assistant Director, Student Academic Programs, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Abstract: Participants will have the chance to review the key elements that comprise the survey instrument, and be introduced to the proposed plans for implementing this assessment instrument system-wide. The presenters will provide some examples for how use of the ACHA-NCHA can enhance leadership by supporting data-based decision-making, priority setting, and program planning. The session will close by having workshop attendees explore anticipated uses/applications of the ACHA-NCHA data on their own campuses.

Session: 1
Location: Los Angeles

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