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Request a Wellness Educator Presentation

Thank you for your interest in scheduling a presentation with the Wellness Educators for Change, Advocacy, and student Needs (WE CAN). Please fill out this form as completely as possible. Be sure to provide 2 dates that are both 2 weeks out from the day that you submit the request. Someone will respond to you soon. Contact Saray Smalls, Wellness Coordinator for Student Programs, for more information. 

Please review the presentation options: 

Mindful Mountaineers is a presentation that provides information about the importance of mental well-being. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will help them to identify reasons why stress occurs and stress management techniques including, but not limited to sleeping habits and self-care. Time: 50-60 minutes 

Repost:Rethink Trivia is a presentation that provides information and skills about assessing the impact of social media posts, specifically as it relates to suicide prevention and mental health. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of trivia activities that will help them to understand suicide contagion and apply safe messaging techniques in regards to social media posts. (This presentation requires a computer, internet access and a projector/display screen)  Time: 50-60 minutes 

*NEW: Take Ten is a presentation that provides education regarding meditation techniques, mindfulness skills, and Koru Mindfulness classes. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to practice meditation and engage in group discussion, in order to help them understand how meditation can be used as a stress management tool. Time: 50-60 minutes 


SEXplanations is a presentation that provides information about the importance of sexual health and safer sex practices. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities involving risks associated with sexual activities, barrier methods, barrier negotiation skills with a partner(s) and sexual health resources available on and off-campus. Time: 50-90 minutes 


Take Control of Your Birth Control  is a presentation that provides information about various birth control options as a means prevent unintended pregnancy. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities involving information on how birth control works, various birth control methods, and how they can access them. Time: 50-60 minutes 

*NEW: Party Smart is an interactive, lemonade stand-style presentation that provides education about BAC (Blood Alcohol Content Level) and the resulting physical, mental, and emotional experiences endured from different BAC levels. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will learn about standard drink sizes pertaining to different types of alcoholic beverages, alcohol use laws, along with binge and problematic drinking. Whether choosing to drink or not to drink, students will learn protective strategies that can assist them in the ability to make informed decisions for self and others regarding alcohol use. Time: 50-60 minutes

*Note: For a Party Smart classroom style presentation, contact Ben Asma, Assistant Director/Substance Abuse Counselor, at asmabt@appstate.edu.                                          


Move More: Eat Better is a presentation that provides information about the importance of being physically active. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will educate them about exercise guidelines, daly nutrition recommendations,and how to include wellness in their weekly schedules. Participants will also learn about on-campus physical activity and nutrition resources that are available to them. Time: 50-60 minutes 


Wellness Jeopardy is a presentation that provides general information that will help students to make informed decisions about their well-being while at Appalachian State University. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CAN, Wellness Jeopardy provides an overview the services provided by Wellness and Prevention Services along with additional campus partners. (This presentation requires a computer, internet access and a projector/display screen)  Time: 50-90 minutes 

 

Requests should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Requests submitted less than 2 weeks prior to the event date will be denied. 


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