Health & Wellness Promotion

Presentations & Events
Presentation Descriptions

We can provide presentations on a variety of topics.

Please see the presentation descriptions below:



  • Overview of HWP

    Health and Wellness Promotion Overview

    This presentation provides an overview of the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion within the Division of Student Affairs. Participants will learn about the various programs and services provided to students, staff/faculty, and the campus community.

  • JagNation Ambassador Training

    JagNation Ambassador Training

    Learn to embody the Culture of Care philosophy with this intimate small group training session. Formally acquire the skills and recognition that bring JagNation to life. Ambassador Training is a 90-minute interactive seminar built around bystander intervention and harm reduction. Content includes icebreakers, alcohol and sexual assault prevention, scenario practice, and discussion on social barriers to intervention. Think outside yourself and connect with others on a new level. Participants who complete the training receive an exclusive Ambassador pin, an individually numbered certificate, and sign their name in the JagNation archives.

    This 90-minute training can be requested and works best in groups of 20 or less.

  • Stress/Life Balance

    Stress and Time Management Jeopardy

    This presentation provides information on the causes, symptoms, and long-term effects of stress in a low-stress, accessible format. During this presentation, students will learn many different ways to cope with stress and will also learn about on-campus resources that can assist them with stress management and life balance.

    Stress, Sleep, and Time Management Jeopardy

    One of the most common ways students cope with stress is by cutting back on much-needed sleep. This presentation provide basic information on sleep and stress and provides student-friendly suggestions for coping with stress. Students will also learn where to go on campus for help with balancing a variety of stressors.

    Life Balance and Stress Management 

    This presentation focuses on the stressors of college, including the causes and symptoms of stress, as well as the potential negative effects. Most importantly, students will learn a variety of ways to manage stress so that they may individualize their own approach. The presentation will integrate the concepts of stress management, life balance, and healthy living. An explanation of campus resources that may be able to assist in managing stress will also be provided.

  • Alcohol and Other Drugs

    Alcohol: Personal Choices
    This presentation focuses on the effects of alcohol on the body, individual factors that influence intoxication, and strategies for low-risk drinking. This presentation emphasizes the point that the decision whether or not to drink is a personal choice that can only be made after weighing personal, legal, and social factors.

    Alcohol: Group Dynamics and Expectations
    This presentation uses anonymous response clickers to explore group dynamics, expectations, and resolves conflicts and misperceptions related to alcohol and other drugs. This workshop works best with existing groups, teams, or organizations, and gets to the source of disagreements and alcohol-related issues with live anonymous polling for custom questions with facilitated discussion. 

    Alcohol and Other Drugs Team Trivia
    This presentation uses anonymous response clickers (TurningPoint) to present information on alcohol and other drugs in a team trivia format with speed scoring. Questions are based on the information covered earlier in the presentation. Keep your audience on their toes with electronic speed scoring that automatically adjusts for uneven teams and awards more points for faster responses. Max capacity 10 teams / 250 individuals.

    Tobacco Jeopardy
    Explore this topic in a new light with an interactive jeopardy-style gameshow that combines trivia with fundamental health information on tobacco, the world’s leading cause of preventable death. 

    Marijuana: Research Report

    It is important for people to understand what is known about both the adverse health effects and the potential therapeutic benefits linked to marijuana. This presentation covers background information on risk and protective factors for marijuana use, IUPUI-specific statistics, and an objective look at the ways marijuana affects the body. 

    Marijuana Jeopardy
    Explore the latest research on marijuana with this team jeopardy-style gameshow that keeps the audience engaged while testing their knowledge and debunking myths. Content is reviewed annually to address local trends and incorporate the latest health information.

  • Sexual Health

    Sex Jeopardy

    Condom Club Training
    The Condom Club is a quick and easy way for students to gain accurate and useful sexual health information in under ten minutes! The fast-paced and flexible model of the Condom Club makes it convenient for even the busiest students to stop by in between classes. Those who become Condom Club members will be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to discuss sexual health and make healthy and responsible choices regarding sexual activity. In addition, students can get their sexual health questions answered by a Health and Wellness Peer Educator including information on testing, contraceptives, and safer sex tips.
  • Sexual Assault Prevention

    Building a Safer Community: Bystander Empowerment & Sexual Assault Prevention
    This interactive presentation will focus on raising awareness in order to recognize problem situations on campus and developing specific skills and confidence in order to intervene in a situation when another individual needs help. This workshop can be accomplished in 60 or 90 timeslots. This workshop can be facilitated by Health and Wellness Promotion and CAPS professional staff and trained students. 


    Responding to Sexual Assault and other Forms of Abuse
    This 45-60 minute presentation helps members of the community in understanding the university sexual misconduct policy, reporting options, and best practices for supportively interacting with a person who discloses. This workshop is a resource for student leaders, teams, and student employees. The presentation is facilitated in tandem by professional staff in Health and Wellness Promotion, Student Conduct, and/or CAPS.


    Know the Issue: Sexual Assault Prevention Jeopardy
    This 45-60 minute presentation helps members of the community in understanding the university sexual misconduct policy, reporting options, and best practices for supportively interacting with a person who discloses. This workshop is a resource for student leaders, teams, and student employees. The presentation is facilitated in tandem by professional staff in Health and Wellness Promotion, Student Conduct, and/or CAPS.


  • Escalation Workshop - Relationship Violence

    Escalation Workshop
    The One Love Foundation was founded in 2010 after Yeardley Love, a senior at UVA, was killed by her abusive ex-boyfriend just weeks short of her graduation. The One Love Foundation is dedicated to ending relationship violence by engaging young people through educational tools, including their Escalation workshop. The Escalation Workshop is 90 minutes long and consists of a 38 minute film followed by a guided discussion geared towards helping students understand relationship violence and the warning signs of abuse, while also promoting healthy relationships.

    This workshop is co-facilitated by two trained staff and/or students at IUPUI.

    Workshop lasts 90 minutes.

  • Healthy Relationships

    Promoting Healthy Relationships
    This interactive workshop provides tools for establishing healthy professional and personal relationships, introduces individuals to warning signs of unhealthy relationships, and provides resources for increasing confidence and likelihood of intervening in support of those affected. 60 minutes. This workshop can be provided by Health and Wellness Promotion professional staff and Peer Educators, or CAPS.

    Healthy or Nah?
    Are your personal and professional relationships healthy?  These presentations will define, discuss, and promote healthy relationships with self, partners, peers and professionals. Program outcomes will enhance skill building around interpersonal communication, positive self-image and the dating bill of rights.

  • Mental Health

    Understanding Mental Health
    This presentation is an overview of mental health. Topics covered will include perceptions of mental health, definitions of common mental illnesses, common reasons why people don’t seek help for their mental health, and exploring various campus and community resources.

    QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
    QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -- 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. QPR can be learned in the Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour.

     

  • Healthy Lifestyles

    Nutrition Jeopardy
    Students will learn the basic concepts of nutrition and healthy eating including meal-planning guidelines, tips for healthy eating and weight management, and the benefits of snacking.

    Fitness 101
    What is the difference between fitness and physical activity? What is the best workout for building cardiovascular strength vs. building muscle? How do I know when I am getting a good workout? People have tons of questions about fitness and usually there are even more answers. This presentation will cover the basic concepts of physical activity and fitness.

    Busting Health Myths
    How much do you REALLY know about your personal health and wellness? This interactive presentation will encourage audiences to examine some common misconceptions about various dimensions of wellness, ranging from sleep to sexual health to physical fitness/nutrition and more. Audiences will also leave with strategies to implement their newfound knowledge and enact behavioral changes in favor of a healthier lifestyle.
  • Sleep Health

    Stress, Sleep, and Time Management Jeopardy

     One of the most common ways students cope with stress is by cutting back on much-needed sleep. This presentation provide basic information on sleep and stress and provides student-friendly suggestions for coping with stress. Students will also learn where to go on campus for help with balancing a variety of stressors. 

    Get Your ZZZs
    Sleep health is a crucial element of overall well-being that is often overlooked. This presentation focuses on the basic information regarding sleep including the benefits of sleep and tips to improve your sleep habits.