Action Plans

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: TACKLING ALCOHOL RELATED HARM

The Table below shows the up to date (2014) status of the Key Performance Indicators (outcomes) for the Action Points in the UCC Alcohol Action Plan, to reduce Alcohol-related harm

 

KPI (if available)

KPI or Status

S1. Provide education, information and training for students and staff

AP 1.1 Alcohol information session to be provided to all incoming 1st year students at orientation

% Classes given presentation

100%

AP 1.2 Alcohol awareness events to be held at least once annually on campus (including accommodation) outwith orientation

No. events/academic year

1

AP 1.3 Promote ePUB UCC, the on-line brief intervention tool for all incoming 1st year students

No. 1st years completed ePUB

7,766

AP 1.4 Embed ePUB UCC into the curriculum for academic Programmes on a voluntary basis

Develop case study for teaching

 

AP 1.5 Train Peer-Support Leaders (PSL’s) and Student Leaders to encourage Peer-Led alcohol education

No. PSLs trained

250

AP 1.6 Deliver workshops and training for frontline staff on alcohol information and Brief Intervention

No. Staff attended

50

AP1.7 Deliver 1 hour alcohol awareness training, including Brief Intervention Therapy, to student leaders

No. PSLs trained

 

S2. Put in place effective screening, referral and treatment services

AP 2.1 Develop, disseminate and promote guidelines for staff as to how, where and to whom to refer any student whom they believe may be at risk from alcohol related harm

Guidelines developed and disseminated

In development

AP 2.2 Provide Screening and Brief Intervention Therapy (SBIT) by Student Health department and Student Counselling and Development department professionals.

No. of Staff Trained in SBIT

6

AP 2.3 Develop and increase links with voluntary and statutory services, e.g. AA and the Southern Region Drugs Task Force

Liaise with AA and SRDTF

Link with SRDTF

S3. Make the campus and the local environment safer from alcohol related harm

AP 3.1 Encourage and monitor effectiveness of zero-tolerance policy to anti-social behaviour through Campus Watch and liaison with local Gardaí

Rate of ant-social behaviour to be requested from Head of Student Experience annually

To be requested

AP 3.2 Encourage reporting of abuse of local licensing laws and inappropriate marketing/selling of alcohol through development of a recording and reporting mechanism.

Requested from Head of Student Experience annually

To be requested

AP 3.3 Monitoring the activity and incident levels reported by the student support team

To report the annual number of incidents dealt with by the Student Support Team

To be requested

AP 3.4 Promote increased awareness of the UCC Student Alcohol Policy and the UCC Student Rules

-

On-going

AP 3.5 Increase provision for alcohol-free social spaces and alcohol-free activities/social events

Annual review and report

On-going

UCC tackling mental health problems and stigma

Status of Strategy Areas (S) Action Points (AP’s)/Key Performance Indicators (KPIS) for mental health

S1.

Developing Personal Skills for Students and Staff

KPI (if available)

KPI/status

AP 1.1

Staff training on mental health and wellbeing

# participants

 

AP 1.2

Deliver a training DVD to staff on how to support students in distress

# participants

Paul

AP 1.3

Meditation/mindfulness/stress management classes

# participants

Liath/ Maura

AP 1.4

Provide/develop module – Lifeskills programmes (e.g. UCC4U)

#participants

Karen

AP 1.5

Train peer supporters on issues of mental health and wellbeing

# PSLs trained

 

Rebecca

AP 1.6

Train Niteline volunteers on issues of mental health

# Volunteers trained

 

Rebecca

AP 1.7

Deliver professional mental health “gatekeeper”, “brief intervention” and awareness programmes.

#programmes

# participants

 

AP 1.8

Online self-management programs (e.g. CALM)

#programmes

#participants

Paul

S2.

Reorienting Health Services

 

 

AP 2.1

Briefing at staff and student orientation on all mental health services

# students reached

#staff reached

 

AP 2.2

UCC Ulink Peer Support Programme

# PSLs

Rebecca

AP 2.3

UCC Ulink Niteline Listening service

# calls

Rebecca

AP 2.4

UCC Uplift to Positive Mental Health

# mentors

#mentees

Rebecca

AP 2.5

UCC Student Budgetary Advisor

# cases

Evan

AP 2.6

Collegiate/department-based wellbeing Officers (currently M&H and B&L)

#officers

#cases

 

AP 2.7

Computer Aided Lifestyle Management (CALM)

# usage levels

Paul

AP 2.8

Drop-in wellbeing spaces around campus

#spaces

 

 

 

 

 

S3.

Create Supportive Environments

 

 

AP 3.1

Development of the student hub as a one stop shop for students having difficulties

status

 

AP 3.2

Promote onsite mental health services to students at orientation

# students

Michael Byrne, Cian

AP 3.3

Expand number of mental health events on campus

# events

 

UCC action plan to increase physical activity in UCC

Status of Strategy Areas (S) Action Points (AP’s)/Key Performance Indicators (KPIS) for PHYSICAL ACTIVITY &ACTIVE TRANSPORT

S1.

Provide events, education, information and training for students and staff

KPI (if available)

KPI/status

AP 1.1

Use of social media as a part of an awareness campaign to educate people on the benefits of Physical Activity

# participants

 

AP 1.2

Briefing at orientation

# students reached

 

AP 1.3

Train peer supporters

# PSLs trained

# active PSLs

 

AP 1.4

Deliver professional health “gatekeeper”, “brief intervention” and awareness programmes

#programmes

# participants

 

AP 1.5

Deliver events on campus such as OpTrans, d25K, Tag Rugby, ultimate Frisbee, interfactity tourements.

# events

 

AP 1.6

Use the resources of the UCC Sports Clubs in helping people to participate in Physical Activity

#participants

 

AP 1.7

Through Health Matters Day launch a major inactive i.e. calendar launch 2013

events

 

AP 1.8

Deliver a one stop campus map which will include distances, times and calories etc. Finger posts and/or coloured foot prints can be used

#Staff and Students to be reached

 

AP 1.9

Encourage walk and talk meetings

Staff and Students

 

S2.

Put in place effective peer support, screening, referral and treatment services

 

 

AP 2.1

UCCSU vice president for welfare

# referrals

 

AP 2.2

UCC Sports Studies

# referrals

 

AP 2.3

UCC Student Health Service: General practice and  health services

# patients

 

AP 2.4

UCC Student Counselling and Development Service

# referrals

 

AP 2.5

UCC First Year Experience coordinator

# referrals

 

AP 2.6

UCC Medical Students

# referrals

 

AP 2.7

UCC Disability Support Service

# referrals

 

AP 2.8

UCC Ulink Peer Support Programme

# referrals

 

AP 2.9

UCC Clubs Exec

# referrals

 

AP 2.10

UCC Mature Student Officer

# referrals

 

AP 2.11

UCC International Students’ Officer

# referrals

 

AP 2.12

UCC Department of Sport and Physical Activity

# referrals

 

AP 2.13

UCC Head of the student experience

# referrals

 

UCC's action plan to raise awareness for sexual health

Status of Strategy Areas (S) Action Points (AP’s)/Key Performance Indicators (KPIS) for SEXUAL HEALTH

S.1

Provide events, education, information and training for students and staff

KPI (if available)

KPI/status

Ap 1.1

Staff health and safety training

# participants

 

Ap 1.2

Briefing at orientation on all sexual health services

# students reached

 

Ap 1.3

Train peer supporters on issues of  health

# PSLs trained # active PSLs 

 

Ap 1.4

Deliver professional health “gatekeeper”, “brief intervention” and awareness programmes

#programmes # participants

 

Ap 1.5

Deliver events on campus such as SHAG week events

# events

 

S.2

Put in place effective peer support, screening, referral and treatment services

 

 

Ap 2.1

UCCSU vice president for welfare

# referrals

 

Ap 2.2

UCCSU vice president for education

# referrals

 

Ap 2.3

UCC Student Health Service: Sexual Health Clinic

# patients

 

Ap 2.4

UCC Student Counselling – sexual health

# referrals

 

Ap 2.5

UCC First Year Experience coordinator

# referrals

 

Ap 2.6

UCC Chaplaincy

# referrals

 

Ap 2.7

UCC Disability Support Service

# referrals

 

Ap 2.8

UCC Ulink Peer Support Programme

# referrals

 

Ap 2.9

UCC Ulink Niteline Listening service

# referrals

 

Ap 2.10

UCC Mature Student Officer

# referrals

 

Ap 2.11

UCC International Students’ Officer

# referrals

 

Ap 2.12

UCC Uplift to Positive Sexual Health

# referrals

 

Ap 2.13

UCC Head of the student experience

# referrals

 

Ap 2.14

UCC Student Budgetary Advisor

# referrals

 

Ap 2.15

Collegiate Welfare Officers (currently M&H and B&L

# referrals

 

S3.

Make the campus and the local environment safer for students in distress

 

 

Ap 3.1

Develop policy in areas of  health

# policies completed # policies in development

 

Ap 3.2

Expand training opportunities for staff and students in the area of  health

# new opportunities # change in participants 

 

Ap 3.3

Development of the student hub as a one stop shop for students having difficulties

status

 

Ap 3.4

Promote onsite sexual health services to students at orientation

# students

 

Ap 3.5

Expand number of sexual health events on campus

Change # events

 

S4.

Influence local, regional, national, and sectoral sexual health policies and practices

 

 

Ap 5.1

Develop a dashboard of Key Performance indicators (KPIs) for each of the Action Points

status

 

Ap 5.2

Monitor the numbers and progress of research projects in the area of student sexual health at UCC

# projects

 

Ap 5.3

Distribute assessment batteries on issues of sexual health from the university (this would be new)

#  assessments

 

Ap 5.4

Monitor number of students using different support services as detailed above

usage

 

S6.

Recognition, awards and bursaries for UCC sexual health initiatives

 

 

Ap 6.1

awards furnished to UCC for sexual health initiatives

#awards

 

Ap 6.2

awards furnished to UCC students for sexual health initiatives

#awards

 

Ap 6.3

awards furnished to UCC staff for sexual health initiatives

#awards

 

Ap 6.4

awards furnished to UCC sub-organisations (Clubs, Societies, Student Union)

#awards

 

Ap 6.5

bursaries/scholarships/grants furnished to UCC students/staff for research in sexual health

#awards

 

 

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