BASICS- Brief Alcohol Screening and Interactions for College Students
- What is BASICS?
- What can students expect from BASICS
- If you are required to take a BASICS Workshop
- Who facilitates BASICS?
- BASICS On-line Appointment Form
BASICS is a two session preventative alcohol education program offered to Clarion University students who want to further explore their alcohol use.
Some students are required to take the BASICS workshop through being referred by Judicial Services, Athletics, Residents Life, or by the District Magistrate for violating the campus drug and alcohol policy. There is a $75.00 charge for all students who are required to take the BASICS workshop. Other students may take the BASICS workshop who are interested in learning moderation strategies and risk reduction strategies to reduce harmful consenquences of drinking.
Using risk reduction strategies, the program assists students in examining their own drinking behaviors and the goals are selected by the student to reduce the harmful affects of drinking.
BASICS consists of a two sessions, two weeks apart, which are about 90 minutes in length. Session one is completed in a group format and session two is completed one on one.
Any student who violates the alcohol policy on campus will need to take the BASICS workshop. Also, any student who receives an alcohol violation off campus will be required to take the BASICS workshop through the District Magistrate. Please make an appointment with the coordinator of health promotions by completing the BASICS Form.
The BASICS workshop is facilitated by Jimmy McGee who is trained in BASICS and who is the coordinator of health promotions for the university.
All information shared in the BASICS workshop is kept confidential. However, if a student needs further assistance, a referral may be made. Also, students who are required to take the BASICS workshop will receive documentation to provide completion information to their referral source.
What Clarion students have said about the workshop
"I really enjoyed the workshop"
"I think everyone on campus should take the workshop"
"The workshop helped me make more positive decisions"
To learn more about the workshop, please email James McGee, Coordinator of Health Promotions.