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Vandal Health Ed

Health Education
Emily Tuschhoff
Health Education Coordinator
Phone: (208) 885-4146
emilyt@uidaho.edu
 
Health Resource Room
1000 Paradise Creek Street
Room 102
Moscow, ID 83844-1230
Phone: (208) 885-4146
vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu

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Presentations/Courses

The following presentation topics are available upon request.  Click on the Request a Presentation button on the left to submit your inquiry.  If you cannot find the topic that you are looking for, select "Other" and let us know what topic you are interested in hosting...we will do our best to accommodate!!

  • I GOT YOUR BACK--Bystander Intervention Workshop:  Looking out for each other is one of the most powerful tools to keeping our campus safe.  Host a 1-hour workshop on how to be an active bystander, and learn tips, tools and strategies on how to intervene to help those around you.
  • Alcohol and the Law—Friendly Q & A with the Cops:  Host our campus police officer for a fun and engaging Q&A session about alcohol use, alcohol safety and the law.  Discuss party trends, enjoying your college experience while drinking responsibly, bystander behavior, hazing, alternatives to drinking, serving sizes, party behaviors on campus, strategies for a safe party goer's experience, and the list goes on...
  • Drugs and College 101: The Moscow Police Department Campus Division will open up a Q&A session relating to drug education on our campus including paraphernalia, possession, different types of drugs and how they relate to parties, University consequences, trends, drugs in Moscow, etc.
  • Uppers, Downers & All-Arounders: Invite a Peer Educator for a discussion on different drugs, their effects, and the dangers of mixing. 
  • Finding a Balance--Stress & Time Management: While managing stress and managing time are two different things, they seem to go hand in hand.  Learning to manage your time and your commitments wisely can help you stay on track and minimize your stress levels.
  • What's Up with My Wellness Wheel?: Wellness is a weighty word with a big definition.  Learn about 6 components of wellness and see where you stack up. Maintaining balance in physical health, social health, emotional health, environmental health, spiritual health and intellectual health takes some work, but finding the right balance in your wellness wheel can keep you on the road to success and happiness!! 
  • Sick of being Homesick!: Host a couple upperclass Peer Educators to facilitate a discussion on homesickness, overcoming the challenges of being away from home for the first time and tips to adjusting to college life.
  • Weight Management—Healthy & safe tips toward your goal weight:  In a world of fad diets, weight loss gimmicks, and contradicting information, this sessions will provide tips and tools to lose weight safely and maintain weight loss.
  • Eating Healthy on Campus:  Tips, tool and tours to help you navigate food choices on campus (including Bob's Place) and learn to make healthy choices. 
  • Healthy Eating on a College Budget: Eating healthy can seem like an expensive alternative to fast food and microwave meals, but with some simple grocery shopping tips, cooking skills, and preparation, a healthy diet can be delicious and affordable.
  • Healthy Cooking Made Easy--Demonstration: Eating a healthy diet with minimal kitchen "gadgets" and cooking skills can seem daunting. Host a Healthy Cooking Made Easy Demo to learn some simple, tasty recipes, sample your work, and gain the skills to recreate them.
  • Stress and Nutrition: An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but what about the pounds? Learn the link between stress and nutrition. From emotional eating to final exam food cravings, every college student has experienced the stress eating phenomenon. Simple and fun tips will be provided to empower and educate.
  • Healthy Body Image and Eating Disorders: Learn about fostering a healthy body image, how to identify the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder, and how to help a friend struggling with disordered eating with a thought-provoking and engaging discussion. 
  • Nutrition Myths - Busted: Learn about some of the most popular nutrition myths and learn tips to separate nutrition fact from fiction. From carbohydrate confusion to weight-loss fad diets, nutrition myths are everywhere. Learn how to be a savvy consumer with this interactive presentation. 
  • Self-Defense Workshop:  This 2-hour workshop focuses on how to get away from an attacker, using your voice, strategic kicks and strikes, and safety awareness.
  • Sex Talk & Blow Pops: Ask, discuss, and learn about healthy relationships and sexual behaviors. This presentation and Q & A session will provide participants with an opportunity to ask and discuss any questions they may have about keeping their relationships and sex lives healthy.  Charm's Blow Pop candy provided!!
  • This Thing Called Love: This thing called love has been immortalized in books and poems, theorized by scholars, and discovered by many more. However, love is not experienced the same by all. Love is bliss, confusing, and sometimes painful. In this program, love will be discussed in a humorous, but intellectual manner.
  • Domestic Violence 101:  This presentation includes definitions of domestic violence and basic information on identification, intervention and resources. We will also discuss the dynamics of domestic and partner violence and the conditions which allow and perpetuate this violence. All presentations can be tailored to a specific audience.
  • Dynamics of Sexual Assault:  This presentation includes definitions of sexual violence and basic information on identification, intervention and resources for victims and bystanders. We will also discuss common symptoms and behaviors of victims after experiencing a sexual assault as well as conditions which allow and perpetrate this type of violence. All presentations can be tailored for a specific audience.
  • Healthy Relationships:  This presentation discusses elements to a healthy relationship such as respect, personal boundaries and healthy conflict. We will also addresses aspects of an unhealthy relationship and what to do if a relationship becomes abusive. All presentations can be tailored for a specific audience.
  • ATVP Services:  This is a general presentation on which services ATVP offers to the community and how those services are most commonly utilized. We will also discuss volunteer opportunities the agency offers and very basic information about sexual and domestic violence.
  • A Culture of Violence:  This presentation is for those who already have a basic understanding or knowledge of sexual assault and domestic violence. In this discussion we will address cultural aspects, such as music and advertisements, which perpetuate and even encourage violence against vulnerable populations including but not limited to women, children, members of the LGBT community and people of color.
  • Other:  What are you looking for?  Click on the Request a Presentation button on the left and tell us what you need.  We'll do our best to accommodate most health topic requests.