Engaging the Nation's Community Colleges as Prevention Partners

Gives a brief report of the Roundtable on Community College Health and Safety: Preventing Substance Abuse and Violence, cosponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges and the U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Center. Community college representatives discussed alcohol, other drug, and violence problems at community colleges, how to engage top administrators, needed resources, and information about best practices. Concerns for further exploration included high school to campus transition, consequences of open enrollment policies, implications of a part-time student body, relationship violence, community colleges and the prevention workforce, student leadership opportunities, and intervention models.
 

 

Sponsored By: 
U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention