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Who Uses the eCHECKUP TO GO and How Do They Use It?

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The eCHECKUP TO GO programs is used by over 600 institutions internationally in:

The Alcohol & Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO interventions are designed to be:

  • Customized internationally to specific populations, communities, cultures & purposes
  • Support & strengthen existing alcohol and other drug programs and services.

Colleges & Universities

Colleges & Universities use the programs in multiple ways:
  • Required prevention program for first-year students and/or athletes
  • Clinical tool used by counseling, AOD and/or health professionals
  • Health & wellness programming component
  • First Year Experience class assignment
  • Judicial sanction
  • Freshman Orientation alcohol awareness program
  • Residential Education program
  • Greek Life alcohol awareness program

At the Population Level

Many campuses use the eCHECKUP TO GO as a prevention program required for all entering freshmen. The University of Florida, Clemson, The University of Kansas, Oberlin College, The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Northeastern, The University of Arizona, Michigan State University, The University of Illinois-Chicago, Georgia Southern University and The University of California San Diego are among the campuses requiring students to complete an eCHECKUP TO GO.

The programs are offered in First Year Experience Programs, as a part of a Residential Education Program, and to high-risk groups such as Athletes and Greek Communities. For example, the Sigma Chi National Organization uses the eCHECKUP TO GO with its members in all 217 chapters in North America.

In Classrooms & With Other Educational Programs

Of particular note, research shows that when the eCHECKUP TO GO is added to existing knowledge-based educational programs, it significantly improves the effectiveness of these educational approaches (Wilson, Henry & Lange 2005).

Both programs are also used with students who are self-referred due to concerns about their alcohol/drug use, students mandated to see a health provider for an assessment/intervention as well as at the population-level for all students.

For Individual and Group Counseling

The 'Motivational Interviewing' theory and style embedded in the eCHECKUP TO GO programs and personalized reports lend themselves well to deeper one-on-one counseling follow-up conversations. They are frequently used as a part of a BASICS protocol in individual and group settings.

High Schools

High Schools use the programs in multiple ways as a:

  • Segment in a health education class
  • Support tool for one-on-one counseling
  • Alcohol & Marijuana prevention program
  • Confidential self-assessment & referral program
  • Program to help parents & kids discuss drugs & alcohol

Health Organizations

Health Organizations use the programs in multiple ways as a:

  • Prevention education & harm reduction interventions for their members
  • Clinical tool to support one-on-one and group counseling
  • Confidential self-assessment & referral program
  • Part of an Employee Assistance Program

Local & Regional Communities

Local & Regional Communities use the programs in multiple ways as a:

  • Prevention education & harm reduction intervention for their community members
  • Confidential self-assessment & local / regional referral program

Military

Military use the programs in multiple ways as a:

  • Prevention education & harm reduction interventions for service members and their families
  • Clinical tool to support one-on-one and group counseling
  • Confidential self-assessment & referral program

Corporations

Corporations use the programs in multiple ways as a:

  • Part of an Employee Assistance Program
  • Prevention education & harm reduction intervention for employees and family members
  • Confidential self-assessment & referral program