Elaine is one of the few national experts who combines the topics of high-risk drinking, sexual assault and sexual health in one program. She believes that the three often go hand in hand in one night.
A former Jersey girl who has seen it all, Elaine does not subscribe to the ineffective "Don't do it message." Instead she provides effective strategies on how to party safely so one can remain productive. Through her expertise in public health, Elaine clearly establishes alcohol's effects on the brain, decision-making processes, and its life-altering outcomes. Participants gain respect for alcohol as Elaine provides options ranging from abstinence to safe alcohol consumption. She clarifies their misconceptions about safe quantities and differences in gender metabolism.
The most recent report from the CDC states that STIs have hit an all-time high in the U.S. Elaine effectively connects high-risk drinking to unprotected sex through captivating, highly memorable interactive exercises that get participants out of their seats and engages them in real-life situations. (No dry PowerPoint! They will be talking about this program for months!) Your service members will leave with the understanding of the potentially life-altering consequences of unprotected sex, as well as the joy of safe sex and healthy communication. Elaine discusses this difficult topic with refreshing honesty and side splitting humor. Audience members will leave with a clear understanding of the relationship of alcohol to sexual assault, the definition of consent, bystander intervention, and the dangers of date rape drugs.
Combining the topics of alcohol, sex, and sexual assault brings home the relevant message of partying responsibly, respecting one another, and keeping each other safe. This dynamic program creates a safe, healthy, and productive environment. Your service members will leave empowered and motivated to perform their best and to have fun without life-altering consequences or regrets. Many state that Elaine gave them a fresh perspective in which they learned to keep their radar up at parties, and to take action by engaging in bystander intervention.
If you want to strictly address alcohol, or sexual health alone, she can gladly do that with ease. Elaine is a highly-engaged listener and communicator. She will discuss the topics available to specifically address the needs of your population and together you will find the perfect solution and program for your installation.
Goals and legacy in life
High-risk drinking - Safe quantities and metabolism
Effects of alcohol on brain, body, and behavior
Effects of alcohol on mental clarity and physical performance
Negative consequences of high-risk drinking
Date rape drugs
Sex under the influence
Negative outcomes of unsafe sex
Sexually transmitted infections
Safe sex & healthy communication
Marijuana, other Illegal drugs, prescription drug abuse