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Reducing Dangerous and Underage Drinking: Innovative Strategies for the Millennial Generation

University of Pittsburgh Office of Community and Governmental Relations

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

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The University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education are hosting Reducing Dangerous and Underage Drinking: Innovative Strategies for the Millennial Generation, a local one day conference to bring together experts in the field with University staff, faculty and administrators from a variety of disciplines, including Student Affairs, Public Safety, Housing and Residential Life, General Counsel, Title IX Coordinators, Student Conduct Officers, Student Health Centers, and Community/Governmental Relations, to discuss alcohol prevention, education, response and support for our local campus communities. 

The following themes will be addressed:

  • Prevention and Education: Exploring effective means to engage and communicate with student groups and the Millennial Generation through evidenced based practices including peer education and bystander interventions.
  • Health and Wellness: Understanding the science behind alcohol and the body including safer consumption habits, students with prescription medications and mixing alcohol with other substances, as well as how to facilitate successful recovery and education efforts for students.
  • New and Innovative Strategies: Exploring new and innovative solutions from new  technologies to reach students of the Millennial Generation to innovative programs to address topics like sexual violence and alcohol consumption.
  • Special Populations: Exploring means to support populations in the campus community including LBGTQIA, Greek Life, students who are in recovery, and students living with mental illness and other diagnoses.
  • Community and Environmental Strategies:  Exploring strategies to create effective partnerships within the community-- from public safety engagement and strategies to address off-campus students to topics like the conduct process.

Hear from experts in the field, including:

  • Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD  - Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Brian Suffoletto, MD, MS and Don Taylor, PhD, MBA - University of Pittsburgh, Emergency Medicine
  • Lauren Aikin-Smith, Kelley Shell, Katricia Vouga - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Jennifer Matesa - University of Pittsburgh, Department of English
  • Robert W.S. Coulter - University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health
  • Christina Mair, PhD – University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health
  • Daniel A. Gittins, EdD - Duquesne University
  • Laura Summers, Julie Evans and Alison Hall – Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
  • ...and more!

Breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as light hors d'oeuvres at the afternoon reception. Learn more here!

Have questions about Reducing Dangerous and Underage Drinking: Innovative Strategies for the Millennial Generation? Contact University of Pittsburgh Office of Community and Governmental Relations

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William Pitt Union
3959 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)


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University of Pittsburgh Office of Community and Governmental Relations

The University of Pittsburgh Office of Community and Governmental Relations (CGR) builds, maintains, and grows relationships with the federal government, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh, and community organizations and partners. CGR collaborates, communicates, and facilitates to bring the resources of the University to the community, the region, and beyond through their partners in the community and government. Whether it’s research, clinical and academic programming, service in the community, student internships, or service learning opportunities, CGR forms lasting relationships for a better Pitt and a better world.  

 

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