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Workshops and Programs

Workshops

Health Education provides both peer-to-peer and administrator-led workshops and trainings on a variety of topics related to personal and community wellness for House Teams, student organizations, and athletic teams.

Administrator-led/Peer-led Workshops:

The Health Education Director and Wellness Peer Educators provide workshops and lead small discussion groups for house teams, fellow groups, athletic teams, any student organization, or group of students who would like more information or support.  Topics address all areas of wellness; some examples

  • Bystander intervention around substance use
  • How to help a friend…
  • Nutrition
  • Disordered eating
  • Building resiliency/Coping strategies
  • Stress Management
  • Increasing sports performance
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Smoking Sensation
  • Meditation/Mindfulness
  • Sexual Health

Workshops can also be tailored to fit the needs of your group or organization. To request a workshop please e-mail healtheducation@vassar.edu or fill out this form. 

Programs

Health education programs seek to provide students with information they need to make informed and responsible decisions concerning their health. WPEs are responsible for program development, planning, and execution. Popular programs include: Harvest Health Fair, DeStress Daze, and SEXPO. For more information about our programs, please see the "News" section.