Insight

Alcohol & Other Drug Education Class
Dakota State University Alcohol & Other Drug

INSIGHT serves as DSU's primary alcohol and other drug (AOD) education class for students receiving a first time on-campus violation of AOD policy. Utilizing a combination of in- and out-of-class assignments, INSIGHT is designed to educate students on a variety of subjects related to alcohol and other drug use with the goal of reducing repeat offenses of university policy.

INSIGHT curriculum includes an assessment of current student risk and strategies for risk-reduction and risk-elimination. In addition, students learn about the signs & symptoms - and appropriate responses - related to Acute Alcohol Poisoning, Blood Alcohol Content (or BAC) based on gender & weight and the time necessary to return to zero BAC, as well as the potential impact that AOD legal issues have on future employment opportunities.

INSIGHT also utilizes ALCOHOL 101 PlusSite opens in new window, an interactive software program developed through a cooperative effort of the Century CouncilSite opens in new window and the University of IllinoisSite opens in new window "aimed at helping students make safe and responsible decisions on college campuses". The program seeks to "provide students and educators with thoughtful and realistic scenarios for reflection and discussion".

INSIGHT... one of several services offered by DSU's Alcohol & Other Drug Office to reduce the potential impact that alcohol and other drug use has on student persistence, retention and academic success.

ALCOHOL 101 PLUS ONLINE.Site opens in new window The Alcohol 101 Plus alcohol education program is now available online!


Last Updated: 2/21/12