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Special Events, Meetings and Activities

The PEP-AH 2020 Webinar Series: Learnings, Successes and Highlights

 

The Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms is proud to present an exciting new webinar series. The Learnings, Successes and Highlights webinars feature important learnings and initiatives that can be applied to help reduce the harms of alcohol at your institution.



Webinar 3: Data-Driven Insights: Pan-Canadian Alcohol Results

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
November 10, 2020

Those attending the webinar will learn about:

  • Pan-Canadian alcohol results from the Canadian Postsecondary Education Alcohol and Drug Use Survey (CPADS)
  • CPADS results for substances including cannabis, stimulants and pain relievers
  • Useful data to build a clearer understanding of student substance use at your institution
  • Data to drive planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives on your campus
  • Lessons learned and planned data collection timelines

Attendees will also be able to participate in a facilitated discussion about how they are using data on their campuses.

Please register to join the webinar.

Guest Speaker: Anna-Maria Frescura

Anna-Maria Frescura

Anna-Maria Frescura is an epidemiologist in the Controlled Substances directorate of Health Canada. She will be speaking about the Canadian Postsecondary Education Alcohol and Drug use Survey.



Past Webinars

 

Webinar 1: Driven by Data: The Tools You Need

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EST
June 16, 2020

Those attending the webinar will learn about:

  • How and why the Canadian Postsecondary Education Alcohol and Drug use Survey (CPADS) has been collecting data on Canadian campuses
  • Institutional reports and potential survey items on COVID-19 and substance use
  • Tools developed by PEP-AH to help you share and use CPADS data

Attendees will also be able to participate in a facilitated discussion about using data to inform campus initiatives.


Webinar 2: Students Leading the Way Forward

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EST
June 23, 2020

Those attending the webinar will learn about:

  • Student-led initiatives on PEP-AH member campuses
  • Empowering and engaging students to take leadership roles in reducing the harms of alcohol on your campus

Attendees will also be able to participate in a facilitated discussion about how to better engage student leaders on your campus to help reduce the harms of alcohol.

Guest Speaker: Tess Walker

Tess Walker


Tess Walker is an organizer for the creation of harm reduction materials with Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy. She will present materials developed in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada to reduce alcohol-related harms on postsecondary campuses in Canada.

By Youth, For Youth: Harm Reduction Materials for Alcohol Safety in a Post-Secondary Context [presentation]

Guest Speaker: Cassandra Chisolm

Cassandra Chisolm


Cassandra Chisolm is a student at the University of Calgary and a student lead for the PEP-AH Western Region. She will share her work developing a video showing the signs and symptoms of acute intoxication and how to intervene.

Summer LEAHP 2019: Project Development at the University of Calgary [presentation]

Guest Speaker: Alex Vincent

Alex Vincent


Alex Vincent recently completed the Master of Public Health program at the University of Guelph. She will share her work on evaluating Guelph’s campus alcohol recovery room.

Evaluating the Campus Alcohol Recovery Room at the University of Guelph [presentation]



Symposium for PEP-AH members

 

PEP-AH members are invited to attend a symposium to learn about campus-based interventions that reduce alcohol-related harms among college and university students.

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm.

Location: Grand Times Hotel Sherbrooke, 1 rue Belvédère, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 0G8

First meeting objectives:

  • Hear from international experts, network with colleagues working to reduce alcohol harms on Canadian campuses, and learn more about strategies and programs targeting individual students, the campus culture and surrounding communities.

Program at a Glance: 

Summary of the Scientific Symposium: