National Meeting on Alcohol and other Drug Abuse and Violence (AODV) Prevention in Higher Education

Date/Time: 
10/18/2010 (All day) to 10/19/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Gaylord National Convention Center

City: 
National Harbor
Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
US Department of Education
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
US Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
Contact Phone: 
1-800-872-5327
Contact Website: 
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/index.html
Description: 

Conference Information The 2010 National Meeting will include workshops and presentations in the following priority areas:

  • Alcohol, other drug, and violence (AODV) prevention and interventions
  • Violence prevention and intervention includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, domestic/relationship violence, stalking, hazing, bullying, hate crimes, harassment and physical sexual, and/or emotional abuse
  • Mental health and AODV prevention nexus
  • Campus and community AODV prevention coalitions
  • Evidence-based and innovative programs
  • AODV prevention and interventions for students representing diverse groups, including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, and other areas
  • The connection between AODV prevention and college retention and improving graduation rates

Conference sessions will focus on the following:

  • New research, evaluation, and survey findings
  • Promising and effective programs
  • Training and skill-building
  • New trends
  • Technology-enabled programs
  • Resources available to the field
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