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ERIC Number: ED400734
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 83
Abstractor: N/A
Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems on Campus: Acquaintance Rape. A Guide for Program Coordinators.
Finn, Peter
This is a guide for college and university program coordinators and planning committees on how to establish, expand, or improve a program on the prevention of acquaintance rape. Information is given for Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Deans on the relationship between acquaintance rape and alcohol, reasons for top administrators to become involved, and initial steps top administrators can take to set up a prevention program. A chapter on drinking and acquaintance rape on campus provides a definition of acquaintance rape, discussion of its prevalence, and background to the alcohol-violence link. Also included are a list of principal steps for implementing or improving an acquaintance rape prevention program, suggestions on gaining support from top officials, and a discussion of the continuum of program development. Prevention activities and other approaches are described, and there is discussion of how much students will listen to, as well as suggestions for getting students to attend a prevention program. Details are provided on topics, materials, targeting student subpopulations, and using peer facilitators in acquaintance rape workshops. The final chapter advises on program evaluation content and method. An appendix lists suggested resources and exhibits throughout the guide identify documents applicable to procedures described. (MAH)
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02158-1060; phone: 800-676-1730; e-mail:; World Wide Web:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.; Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Newton, MA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A