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Collegiate Recovery Community

There's a new movement on college campuses throughout the nation to provide recovery support for students who have struggled with drug and alcohol use. If you are interested in helping us determine what a recovery community would look like at UD, please email Jessica Estok at jestok@udel.edu and let her know!

Training Information

TRAINING IS ESSENTIAL AND REQUIRED for becoming a member of Pow! Training will focus on a variety of material, including health information, programming skill development, and values clarification.

SPRING 2015 PEER EDUCATOR TRAINING will be held on April 18 & 19th, 2015, and topical breakout sessions have will be held at the times & dates listed below. Training is MANDATORY.

Pow! General Training:

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 9:00am - 6:00pm

After the peer educator training weekend, each new member will select a topic of focus and may also be asked to attend breakout training sessions on these topical areas. More information will be provided at training. Currently, two subgroups of Pow! are:

SUGAR: Sexual Understanding, Growth, Awareness & Responsibility - peer education about safer sex, STDs, sexual communication, etc.

ABIDE: About Body Image & Disordered Eating -- peer education about body image, disordered eating, fitness & nutrition.

MEETINGS: After training concludes, though not mandatory, peer educators are expected to attend weekly meetings. This Spring, Pow! meetings are on Thursday nights and include free dinner. Each semester the meeting schedule is determined based on the best availability of members.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to attend ALL TRAINING SESSIONS (general + your specialty breakout trainings) in order to participate in Pow!

Application Deadline is March 27, 2015, by 5:00pm. If you missed the deadline and would still like to apply, call Student Wellness & Health Promotion at 302-831-3457 as soon as possible to inquire about submitting a late application.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 4, 5 & 6th, 4:00-8:00pm
Fundraiser for the Collegiate Recovery Community
Launch Trampoline Park
Come out and bounce to support UD's CRC! 25% of all proceeds raised from jump time will be donated by Launch to the CRC! All you have to do in mention the flyer or let them know you are there for the fundraiser for UD. Visit their website at LaunchDE.com
May 6th, 7:00pm
Get Up, Stand Up: Be a Courageous Bystander
100 Kirkbride
Have you ever heard a sexist or homophobic joke and wished you had confronted it? Witnessed someone name-calling or hitting another person? Seen a man leading a heavily intoxicated woman into a room at a party and closing the door? Were you left with the nagging feeling that someone should have intervened...yet getting involved felt too risky? A "Courageous Bystander" is someone who takes an active role in promoting a respectful environment, or who takes action to safely and responsibly interfere with abusive attitudes, statements, or behaviors. This interactive program helps participants learn ways to be a courageous bystander and possibly save someone from victimization and trauma. Presented by UD's Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S.).
May 20th, Registration at 5:30pm, Race at 6:30pm
Run for Recovery 5K Run/Walk
Rockford Park, Wilmington, DE
The Collegiate Recovery Community at UD will have at table in support of the Limen House 5k. For more information about the Limen House program or to sign up for the 5k, go to their website at www.limenhouse.org