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Educational Sanctions

All of these educational programs may be issued as a sanction but they can also be requested proactively by a student or student organization.

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Academic Integrity Matters (A.I.M)

A.I.M. is a 90 minute interactive class taught by SCCS. A.I.M. discusses the University’s expectations surrounding academic integrity, and actions that constitute academic dishonesty. Specific examples of academic dishonesty and strategies to avoid them are provided.


Alcohol Education Program (AEP)

The Alcohol Education Program (AEP) is a two hour prevention and intervention program facilitated by the Center for Health Education and Wellness.  AEP is generally required for students who have violated the Code of Conduct for an alcohol incident. The program utilizes motivational interviewing techniques, group discussions, and time for individual reflection. The purpose is to engage our students in a discussion about alcohol use, encourage a harm reduction model, provide safety information, and provide resources.


Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS)

Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a brief intervention program for students who have violated the alcohol policy at the University of Tennessee and meet criteria for being at higher risk. The Center for Health Education and Wellness staff conducts BASICS in two one-on-one meetings with students. Motivational Interviewing techniques are the foundation for BASICS to meet students where they are to elicit change. The purpose of these meetings is to assess current pattern of use, engage students in a dialogue about their use, and provide resources.


Drug Education Program (DEP)

The Drug Education Program is a two hour prevention and intervention program facilitated by the Center for Health Education and Wellness. DEP is generally required for students who have violated the Code of Conduct for a drug incident.  The purpose of this program is to engage our students in a discussion about drug use, provide safety information, and provide resources.


CAnnabis Screening and Intervention for College Students (CASICS)

CAnnabis Screening and Intervention for College Students (CASICS) is a brief intervention program for students who have violated the drug policy at the University of Tennessee and meet criteria for being at higher risk. The Center for Health Education and Wellness staff conducts CASICS in two one-on-one meetings with students. Motivational Interviewing techniques are the foundation for CASICS to meet students where they are to elicit change. The purpose of these meetings is to assess current pattern of use, engage students in a dialogue about their use, and provide resources.


Fire Safety

The Fire Safety course is a one hour class taught by University Housing for students found in violation of the university’s fire safety policy. Students reflect on their decision making process and the factors that motivated them in the moment of violation.  They also learn how their decisions impact those around them and develop a plan for future decision making. University policy is identified and examples of fire safety violations are provided.


Hazing EDU

Hazing presents an immense and immediate threat to campus communities and may be found in all types of organizations. Hazing EDU is an interactive two hour workshop taught by SCCS with facilitated conversations designed for student organizations.  Participants are encouraged to think critically about the culture of their organization and analyze organizational activities to determine whether or not they are hazing. This workshop discusses what type of behaviors constitute hazing, the negative effects of hazing, and how to prevent hazing. Participants are taught not only to identify hazing, but also to understand why an activity is hazing. Additionally, participants are taught how to re-work current activities to create meaningful experiences that do not constitute hazing by realigning activities to create a healthy organization atmosphere.


VolsREACH

VolsREACH is a 90 minute interactive class taught by SCCS. Students are often sanctioned to VolsREACH to when their behavior included poor ethical decision making and judgement. Integrity is important at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Students represent UT wherever they are. VolsREACH focuses on how Respect, Ethics, Action, Civility, and Honesty (R.E.A.C.H.) impact daily decision making and the entire community.


VolsREACH 2.0

VolsREACH 2.0 is a 90 minute interactive class facilitated by SCCS and specifically designed for student organizations. This presentation focuses on how Respect, Ethics, Action, Civility, and Honesty (R.E.A.C.H.) impact daily decision making. Participants identify and discuss their individual values, those of their organization, and compare them with the values of the University. Participants will explore ways that their behaviors impact the individual, their organization, and the UTK community as a whole. This class uses ethical standards and moral reasoning to help student organization members make better individual and collective decision in the future.

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