Empower Tusc hosts engagement initiative with Dover…


Staff report  |  The Times-Reporter

DOVER — Dover Middle School just lately welcomed members of the Empower Tusc Coalition into their constructing for a prevention consciousness initiative with college students.

The Vaping Jeopardy program encompasses an interactive expertise for college students designed to carry extra consciousness because it pertains to the dangers of vaping and youth tobacco use. This was the primary time the total program was introduced at Dover Middle School, going down over the course of three Wednesdays in March.

“The program represents a unique and engaging platform to present anti-vaping messages to our area youth,” stated Autumn Poland, Empower Tusc Tobacco committee chair and well being educator with the Tuscarawas County Health Department. “The kids enjoy participating and are receiving evidence-based information so that they can make healthy choices for themselves. We are working diligently with Empower Tusc and the prevention staff at OhioGuidestone to combat youth vaping across the county.”

The program includes facilitators that go into the school rooms to satisfy college students the place they’re. They speak briefly concerning the causes for concern because it pertains to youth vaping. Then, the presentation turns into extra interactive as college students are divided into 4 or 5 groups. They then take part in a Jeopardy-inspired questions exercise. Points are allotted to the groups who reply correction.

Questions are designed to offer college students with relevant takeaways, ideas, and general data because it pertains to vaping. Questions embrace subjects reminiscent of, ‘what’s the liquid in vaping gadgets? Answer: Aerosol.

The successful workforce would then get an additional deal with to introduce pleasant competitors to assist hold college students engaged.

“Effective approaches to teaching our young people about prevention in a way that truly resonates is always evolving,” defined Empower Tusc Coordinator Jodi Salvo. “We are appreciative and proud of our community partners such as the Tuscarawas County Health Department and Dover Middle School for their ongoing dedication and participation in substance use prevention in Tuscarawas County.”

Schools interested by getting concerned could name 330-440-7319 or go to empowertusc.com  for extra data on native prevention efforts and sources. 

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