The Challenge of Reducing College Student Substance Use

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - Presentations

Welcoming Remarks
Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD, Director,
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, SUNY

The Scope and Nature of the Problem - I

College Students’ Use of Marijuana: Antecedents and Consequences
R. Lorraine Collins, PhD,
School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Recent Trends in College Student Drinking and Drug Use: How Does UB Compare?
Kathleen Parks, PhD,
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, SUNY

College Students’ Use of Alcohol and Energy Drinks
Kathleen Miller, PhD,
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, SUNY

The Scope and Nature of the Problem - II

Drinking Before Drinking and Other College-Specific Drinking Practices
Rachel Bachrach, MA,
Graduate Student in Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Related Article: Neighbors et al. 2007, Event Specific Prevention

Comorbidity as a Complicating Factor in College Student Substance Use
Jennifer Read, PhD,
Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Risk Factors for Alcohol-related Problems Amoing College Students
Michael MacLean, PhD,
Department of Psychology, Buffalo State College, SUNY

THE VALUE OF PREVENTIVE ACTIONS

Reducing College Women’s Heavy Episodic Drinking and Sexual Assault Risk via Parent-Based Intervention
Maria Testa, PhD,
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, SUNY

There’s Strength in Numbers: Training Students to Deliver Social Norms Interventions Within an Evidence-Based Framework
Presented by M. Dolores Cimini, PhD on behalf of Brian M. Freidenberg, PhD,
Addictive Behaviors Specialist and Staff Psychologist, University Counseling Center, University at Albany, SUNY

The Status and Challenges of Social Norms Interventions
Robert Granfield, PhD,
Department of Sociology, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Panel Discussion – “What I really want to know is ….”