Health Promotion offers a variety of presentations for classrooms, student organizations, and residence halls. Below is a listing of current presentations offered. Health Promotion will be developing new topics in the coming months! If you have any questions, please call 979.845.0280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This presentation provides a detailed overview of the basics of alcohol. After this presentation, participants will be able to recognize a standard drink size, calculate BAC, define tolerance, care for an intoxicated person, and define responsible drinking. 45 to 60 minutes.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to define leadership qualities, apply those leadership qualities in various alcohol-related situations to reduce instances of policy violation, and recite the alcohol-related policies applicable to their organization. Alternative version available without references to beer pong. 45 to 60 minutes.
How does our mental health affect our alcohol use and vice versa? Why do people choose to drink in risky ways? How do we help individuals we are worried about? This presentation answers these questions by delving into the reasons for risky drinking, the intersection between alcohol and mental health, and the best practices for helping friends. This presentation is best for groups who have already received some basic alcohol education and would like more in-depth content. 60 minutes.
INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION
In Their Shoes
An immersive program meant to educate participants about the warning signs, dangers, and ways to help someone trapped in an abusive relationship. This "choose your own adventure" style program gives participants the opportunity to "walk in the shoes" of someone with an abusive partner. Participants will walk through one of six narratives that are based on real life instances of dating violence. They will make decisions as the individual in the narrative as they attempt to end the abuse that is being inflicted upon them. The program concludes with a debrief of all six narratives. Included in the conversation is how various identities such as gender, race, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, and immigration status can intersect with and impact dating violence. 60 to 90 minutes, as well as an additional 30 minutes of setup time before the start of the program.
Love the Way You Lie
A guided media analysis on the music video for "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna. Both the song lyrics and the corresponding music video depict an abusive relationship in a very visceral way. Participants will discuss the way our society view and sometimes even glorifies violent relationships. Participants will also learn the various ways that abusers seek to take power and control over their victims and how we as bystanders can help and support those trapped in abusive relationships. 60 to 90 minutes.
Provides information on what consent is and what consent is not. There are scenarios and comic strips incorporated into the presentation that contains elements of coercion, incapacitation, entitlement, and other issues what pertain to consent. 45 to 60 minutes.
A highly interactive program that looks into gender stereotypes associated with men and women. Audience members gain a sense of what terminologies keep us contained in the identity of what it means to be a man or a woman and how that ties into power-based personal violence. 45 to 90 minutes.
Interpersonal Violence Overview
The Interpersonal Violence Overview has introductory information about the different forms interpersonal violence. This presentation gives brief information about each topic, but there are important elements that are covered such as the TAMU definitions of sexual harassment, stalking, consent, sexual misconduct, and dating/domestic violence. 30 to 60 minutes.
This presentation is designed to help students voice questions and concerns about their sexual health that they are too embarrassed to ask about. The lights are out so no one will know who is asking the questions. Participants will also be able to write down their questions should they choose not to vocalize it. A discussion takes place after each question is asked. 60 to 90 Minutes.
At the end of this presentation, students will be able to define stress, its causes and warning signs, define the personal causes of stress, describe ways to manage stress, identify the relationships between nutrition and stress and physical activity and stress, and discuss time management skills. 45 to 60 minutes.