Strategic Plan Implementation

Putting into place strategies, activities, and programs aimed at supporting student success is an outcome of strategic planning.

In order to mount a comprehensive effort, colleges and universities have been encouraged to take action in three spheres where they have influence: the institution, the surrounding community, and state-level public policy. This approach is consistent with NIAAA’s 3-in-1 Framework, which is a useful introduction to encourage presidents, administrators, college prevention specialists, students, and community members to think in a broad and comprehensive fashion about problems related to alcohol and drug use and violence. It is designed to encourage consideration simultaneously of multiple audiences on and off campus. The Task Force offers the 3-in-1 Framework as a starting point to develop effective and science-based prevention efforts for alcohol problem prevention and focuses on:

 

Featured Resources

Cover image of the Safe Place: Trauma-Sensitive Practices for Health Centers Serving Students resource

Encompasses a broad range of material introducing and endorsing trauma-sensitive practice with an emphasis on sexual assault trauma. It is designed specifically for health center staff who serve as primary care providers to students in higher education. These tools are designed to supplement higher education efforts to develop campus-wide plans addressing sexual assault at their institutions. 

Presents the video footage of a panel discussion at Columbia University's Community College Research Center. Includes expert analysis of the Guided Pathways Model for Institution-Wide Reforms and its potential to help community colleges improve student success.

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