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Learn more about each of our available learning collaboratives, including our latest series on how to enlist, engage, and activate your audience through social media.

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Learning collaboratives are a series of web-based trainings on a specific topic. Each series is available for $100 and provides access to live webinars during the current session and archived recordings to all completed webinars. Gain free access to learning collaboratives by purchasing an individual or campus membership.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participation in this event, please contact HECAOD at hecaod@osu.edu or call 614-292-5572.

Featured Learning Collaborative

Join us for this interactive and innovative learning collaborative experience, hosted by our partners at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. This workshop learning collaborative will provide you with the key understandings of creating an effective social media campaign. Course materials and worksheets will be provided to attendees; each session will build upon the previous. Each session will be conducted in a blended format, including webinars and open discussions. Registration will grant up to two individuals from your campus access to the course materials.

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Live Sessions Include:

Stacey J.T. Hust, Ph.D.
Stacey J.T. Hust, Ph.D.
Jessica F. Willoughby, Ph.D.
Jessica F. Willoughby, Ph.D.

Strategizing for social media use: Implications from theory and research

February 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET | Presented by Stacey J.T. Hust, Ph.D. & Jessica F. Willoughby, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and discuss theories that can inform social media efforts
  • Understand the basics of theory-driven social media campaigns
  • Apply relevant research findings related to social media promotion efforts to your own work
Corrie Wilder, MS

Styling Your Social Brand Story

March 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET | Presented by Corrie Wilder, MS

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and understand the importance of a “social media style guide”
  • Identify the basic components needed to create a style guide
  • Identify and discuss brand personality (voice, tone)
  • Develop a working outline for a social media style guide
Rebecca Cooney, MA
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Chelsea Newman, MA

Strategically Crafting Your Digital Campaign

March 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET | Presented by Rebecca Cooney, MA & Chelsea Newman, MA

Learning Objectives:

  • Message design in public health awareness campaigns
  • Identifying target audiences and appropriate social channels
  • Tools and tactics to reach your audience
  • Formulating a campaign plan
Rebecca Cooney, MA
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Chelsea Newman, MA

Engaging Your Audience & Evaluating Success

April 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET | Presented by Rebecca Cooney, MA & Chelsea Newman, MA

Learning Objectives:

  • Best practices in execution (mediums, frequency, reach, etc.)
  • Setting benchmarks to define success
  • Metrics in health communication
  • Optimizing for improved outcomes
Cost: $100 | Free for HECAOD Campus and Individual Members
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Past Learning Collaboratives

These LCs may be complete, but you can still view them!  Purchase one or all to view the archived recordings of the sessions below on our member portal.

Biennial Review Learning Collaborative

Introduction to DFSCA and Biennial Review

Inventory and Assessment of Programs

Policy Review and Policy Enforcement

Annual Notification, Conclusion, and Recommendations

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Partners in Prevention Learning Collaborative

Sex, Drugs, and Alcohol: Bringing Health Promotion into the Greek Community

Engaging Parents in Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Engaging with Community Partners to Prevent Alcohol-Related Problems

Effective Collaboration Utilizing the Social Ecological Model in Fraternity and Sorority Life AOD Prevention Efforts

Harm Reduction Learning Collaborative

An Introduction to Harm Reduction

Community + University: Developing a Winning Team to Move Beyond the Part School Reputation

The Opiate Crisisand Implementation of Naloxone and Training on College Campus: Legal and Policy Perspectives

Naloxone on Campus?: Insight from Bridgewater State University Police Department

Change is Possible: Using a Comprehensice Approach to “Nudge” High-Risk Drinking Culture

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Cannabis Learning Collaborative Update

Evidence-Based Cannabis Prevention and Intervention Efforts for College Students

Using Health Communication Strategies to Address Cannabis Use

Cannabis Culture and Trends

What’s Up with CBD? Campus Policies and Concerns Regarding This Trending Cannabinoid

Plus All Sessions from the 2017 CLC

Cannabis and the Adolescent Brain: What Does the Evidence Say?

Not Your Parent’s Cannabis: Changing Trends in Cannabis Use

Colleges within Legalizing States: What Stays and What Must Change

Blunt Talk: Addressing the Myths of Cannabis with Collegiate Student-Athletes

Brief Interventions For Cannabis: Applying Motivational Interviewing Strategies

Cannabis Use Disorders: Using Evidence Based Interventions To Engage Students in Reducing Harmful Cannabis Use or Enter Recovery

Exploring the Changing Landscape of Cannabis Prevention and Education

Engaging Peers Learning Collaborative

An Overview of Peer Education

Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Peers

Strategies for Working Effectively with Greek-Affiliated Students: Gaining access, Getting buy-in, and Building rapport

Engaging Peers in Health Promotion and Prevention Efforts

Engaging Peers in Intervention and Recovery Supports on Campus

Award Winners and Innovators

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Prescription Drug Learning Collaborative

Why is Collegiate Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Necessary?

The Collegian’s Medication Experience

The Opioid Epidemic

Prescription Stimulants and the College Student

Public Policy Measures Relating to Prescription Drugs on Campus

A Plan for Action and Resources for the Collegiate Community

Recovery Learning Collaborative

College Recovery Programs 101

Built to Last: Change Leadership in Higher Education

Promoting Diversity within Collegiate Recovery Programs

Multiple Perspectives on Co-Occurring Disorders in Collegiate Recovery: Implications & Strategies

Recovery Housing: What You Need To Know

What Does it Take to Have a Healthy Collegiate Recovery Program?

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