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community interventions

Presentation for EDFI 6420: Research in EducationThis presentation gives a brief overview about experimental designs for research. It covers what experimental designs are, when to use them, characteristics of an experiment, and factors to keep in mind wh

lena Wilson

on 20 April 2010

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TROJAN WATCH! ................1900.........................1925..............................1950.................................1975.............................2000..................... Psychological experiments Procedure for comparing groups (McCall) Statistical Advancement
e.g. Chi-square & significance of difference Campbell and Stanley identify 15 types of experimental designs 1963 Types of basic designs and threats elaborated upon 1979 Experimental Design Timeline More complex and sophistocated experiments, involving many variables hello Trojan Watch Transportation What is it? Marketing Who participates? Violence TYPES Homicides Stalking Suicides There are various types of off campus violence Parties GAPS: INTERVENTIONS: -Knowledge
-Motivation Alcohol The secondhand effect of alcohol use in neighbors living near college campuses INTERVENTIONS Specifically bike transportation in and around campus. The community expressed concern regarding the safety of bike riders and pedestrians Knowledge Gaps: Students lack the knowledge
Motivational Gaps: Lack of motivation for the students to be considerate of pedestrians
Support Gaps: Lack of designated routes on/off campus and lack of signage GAPS Interventions Biking safety 101 required with bike registration
Increase formal biking routes/lanes
Signage to direct bikers/drivers Housing Issue Gaps Interventions 1. 2. 3. Lack of respect for the property and neighborhood surrounding USC? Knowledge and Skills
-“We” Culture
Organizational Barriers
-Lack of policies and procedure Alcohol Free Off-Campus Housing
Trojan Watch Off-Campus Housing Community
Off-Campus Housing Orientation/Education EDHP 565
Intervention Strategies
Ginelle Perez
Lisha Maddox
Jennifer Craig
Eva Hinojoza
Lena Wilson
"Permit to Party" - Department of Residential Life.
-Prevention in key
-Class to issue party permits
-Different for 21+ or 21-
-10 or more individuals constitutes a party.
-"Ride Alongs" Issues: i. Our society is increasingly more violent than in past decades (Pollard & Whitaker, 1993)

ii. Low levels of reporting

Fear of perpetrator, other saw it as a minor or personal matter or were not clear that it was a crime

iii. “Most (72%) of the off campus violence against students occur between 6pm and 6am” (Carr, 2001, pg 2)

iv. Approximately 93% of crimes against student occurred off campus (Carr, 2001)

v. The majority of people who are violent do not have mental illnesses (Pavela, 2007)
Bias Crime Sexual Assult Dating Violence Consequences i. Bad PR for school

ii. Students

Drop out and transfer

Develop clinical symptoms like anxiety that affect their mental health

Fear running into perpetrator and fear for their safety

Avoid social activities

Can’t concentrate study or attend classes
Proactive Approaches & Interventions i. Train everyone across campus

ii. scan for physical hazards and unsafe areas.

iii. Encourage Bystander intervention

iv. Student Led interventions

Variety of educational media, including vignettes, an educational lecture modeled after a talk show, and a panel discussion with audience participation

Gaps i. Knowledge

1. Culturally competent committee

2. Refocus on helping and educate the perpetrator
GAPS Second-hand Effects Why is Partying a Problem -Destruction
-Of age and minor intoxication
-Sexual assault
-The tradition of parties
i.e. UC Santa Barbara - Halloween
i.e. University of Wisconsin, Madison - Halloween
-Late night/early morning disturbances Vandalism Assault Noise Litter Drunkenness Fighting Knowledge Create an Alcohol Abuse Commission representation fro the city officials, merchants, school districts, and the university

The commissions two policy goals will be to: (1) control the access, availability, and pricing of alcohol (2) reduce the secondhand effects of disorderly parties and high-risk drinking on neighborhood residents.

Purchase ID scanners for the city to detect fake IDs

Encourage students and residents to become better neighbors through a “Good Neighbor” media campaign

Continued outreach to landlords by both the university and City police to reduce disorderly parties and other problems (e.g. trash, noise, etc)

New student orientation program to address alcohol-related issues much more directly.

Alcohol education prevention messages and programs throughout the academic year

Alcohol prevention can be changed so that parental notification and “three strikes your out” for students who violate the campus policy.
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