Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101595
About the Course:
This article evaluates Western Washington University’s Neighborhoods Engaging with Students project—a comprehensive strategy to decrease disruptive off-campus parties by increasing student integration into and accountability to the neighborhoods in which they live. The intervention includes increasing the number of and publicity regarding “party emphasis patrols” and collaboration with the city to develop a regulatory mechanism to reduce repeat problematic party calls to the same address. The enforcement components are complemented by campus-based, late-night expansion programming, as well as neighborhood engagement strategies.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Evaluating a Comprehensive Campus Community Prevention Intervention to Reduce Alcohol-Related Problems in a College Population created by Robert F. Saltz, Ph.D., and Mallie J.Paschall, Ph.D., Lara R. Welker, M.P.H., and Maggie A. Feeney, B.S., and Patricia M. Fabiano, Ph.D. in 2009.
Journal/Publisher:National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Publication Date:Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Supplement No. 16, July 2009
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about campus-community prevention intervention to reduce alcohol-related problems in a college population. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the rationale for combining interventions aimed at risky drinkers with universal alcohol abuse prevention strategies, and discuss previously implemented community-based universal intervention programs.
- Describe the method employed by researchers evaluating Western Washington University's Neighborhoods Engaging with Students (NEST) project.
- Discuss study results, including NEST intervention effects on alcohol-related behaviors.
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