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Community Education Programs

Community Education Programs (Partnership with CCP)

Responding to the Challenges of Today’s College Student 050 (3)

January 15th, 2015
This workshop is designed to review trends emerging in college student mental health, and consider the impact these may have on both academic and student life. Discussion focuses on challenges and effective response at the individual, community and systemic level.

 Fair Housing Law Workshop

Off-Campus Student Services in partnership with the Community-Campus:

March 16, 2015
This workshop was conducted by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center and covered the following areas:
• Why do we have fair housing laws?
• Connecticut Fair Housing case statistics
• The Fair Housing Laws including the Civil Rights Act of 1866
• Who is protected by the laws
• Which properties are covered
• What behavior is legal/illegal
• Enforcing the fair housing laws
• Who must follow the law
• Recent Trends in Fair Housing Laws
• Disparate Impact
• Occupancy Standards
• Tenant Screening Practices

Active Threat Training
Presented by the UConn Police:

July 8th, 2015
The active threat training is a 2 hour course that provides an overview of the resources that the UConn Police Department has to offer including a short video on active shooters on college campuses. This presentation includes what to do in the event of an active shooter scenario. This training highlights the Get Out, Hide Out to Take Out method with scenarios about each individual’s personal work place.

Off-Campus Fall Festival

October 28th, 2015                              12195812_952485821480023_8502940216319197379_n
Fall Festival for all off-campus students. This event allows University Officials and Town Officials to engage with students and talk with them about responsible party hosting and most of all, Halloween Weekend safety. This was done so in a fun, welcoming environment with food trucks, t-shirts, pumpkin painting, and tables from various UConn Departments. This event took place at Carriage House Front Lawn since it is a visually inviting location for off-campus residents.

QPR Training

November 20th, 2015
The program model uses the QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) curriculum, nationally recognized by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations as a “Best Practices” program.


Husky D.O.G. (Diversity of Gender) Training

The Husky D.O.G. (Diversity of Gender) Training will be facilitated by the Director of the UConn Rainbow Center, Fleurette King.

March 9, 2016

This workshop is strongly encouraged to help provide an educational platform & dialogue around inclusivity surrounding today’s college students.

This training session will:

¨ Offer specific strategies, tools, and model practices for creating safer environments for UConn’s diverse community of gender identities and expressions.

¨ Engage participants to allow for a thoughtful and productive learning experience that will contribute to a positive campus climate for those who may identify as trans*, gender non-conforming, agender, and many others along the gender spectrum.

¨ Share information, experiences, and positive ways of communicating, policies, procedures, and resources.