Course Description

CommunityEdu is a course made for members of fraternities and sororities on campuses across the country. This course informs students on ways to build and preserve a healthy, respectful, and inclusive environment within their organizations and in their lives in general, encouraging them to build on their core values both as individuals and as an organization to support each other in positive ways.

By confronting issues around alcohol and other drug usage, presenting strategies to build an environment free of sexual and gender-based violence, focusing on strategies to promote mental well-being, and building community through positive activities that don’t include hazing, CommunityEdu will guide students on how to use their influence to become a positive representation of their organization and school.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement multiple strategies to make safe and healthy decisions about alcohol and other drug use, including non-use
  • Apply strategies to support their peers in making safe and healthy decisions about alcohol and other drug use, including non-use 
  • Define and identify stalking, sexual assault, consent, and sexual harassment
  • Apply bystander intervention strategies when observing problematic situations related to sexual assault, hazing, alcohol or drug misuse, or mental health
  • Recognize the importance of having transparent and supportive conversations around mental health within their chapters
  • Recognize the benefits of a diverse community
  • Explain the effects and consequences of hazing
  • Support a healthy community within their chapter by supplying positive replacement behaviors for hazing activities

Course Syallabus

Module 1: Introduction

In this module, learners will be introduced to the various topics covered in this course. They will review the course’s approach to language usage and reflect on why they chose to join their organization in the first place. Through highlighting their positive motivations, this module will emphasize their personal power to influence their community to become positive, safe, and inclusive spaces through the topics they will explore in more detail.

  • 1 Customizable Content Page
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • 1 Custom Policy

Module 2: Alcohol & Other Drugs

In this module, learners will understand how to identify a standard drink. They will recognize the dangers of alcohol misuse, as well identify strategies to foster healthy drinking habits and support others in doing so. By doing so, they will contribute to building a positive, safe, and inclusive community.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Custom Alcohol & Other Drug Policy
  • Additional AOD Resources

Module 3: Sexual Assault Prevention

In this module, learners will recognize the impact of sexual violence on people of all genders. By doing so, they will also understand the importance of holding each other accountable and intervening when observing potential situations of sexual violence to support and protect other members of their community. They be able to apply strategies for supporting survivors of sexual violence, and by doing so will contribute to fostering a positive, safe, and inclusive community.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Custom Sexual Assault Prevention Policy
  • Additional Sexual Assault Prevention Resources

Module 4: Mental Well-Being

In this module, learners will develop a fundamental understanding of mental well-being and the work it takes to maintain it. By addressing the challenges and stigma around talking about mental health, they will be able to connect with their peers about it transparently, contributing to a positive, safe, and inclusive community environment.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Custom Mental Health Policy
  • Additional Mental Health Resources

Module 5: Hazing

In this module, learners will recognize that most other people are proponents of anti-hazing policies. They will be able to define hazing and differentiate it from bullying behaviors, while also learning how to get involved when they come across any negative or dangerous behaviors in their community. By understanding the consequences of hazing, holding each other accountable, and encouraging positive replacement behaviors, they will contribute to a positive, safe, and inclusive community.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Custom Hazing Policy
  • Additional Hazing Resources

Module 6: Conclusion

In this module, learners will conclude the course with a review of their personal values and how they align with the values of their organization. By emphasizing the importance of their individual role within their chapter, they will come away from the course understanding they have the power to make a positive difference within their organization, and will understand that the lessons they apply to their daily life in their organization can be applied to their life after college as well.

This is the module you share your policies and additional resources.

  • 1 Custom Policy
  • 2 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Additional Resources

The purpose of the Part 2 Survey is to measure learning outcomes and behavioral changes resulting from going through this course.

We recommend assigning Part 2 after a 4-6 week intersession is to allow learners to incorporate what they learned into their daily lives and experiences with their peers.

Automated Assignments can be used to implement an intersession.

Post-Course Survey

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