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Core Survey

Biennial Review

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Parent Based Interventions Project



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Our Goal

To reduce negative health and safety consequences to Illinois college students related to alcohol, other drugs and violence and to increase college and community environmental factors that support healthy and safe norms.

Funding provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services
Bureau of Positive Youth Development.


 What people are saying about IHEC...

"Hands down, IHEC should be the number
one resource a new professional
consults when entering the
AOD field in higher Ed."
- Lyndsey Hawkins, MA, CPS
Interim Director of Wellness
Bradley University
"I am so grateful for IHEC.
 They are professional, personable, and
I would not be nearly as effective
in my job without them."
-Debra Disney, MSEd, LCPC
Methodist College of UnityPoint Health


Training Workshops

Symposiums & Summits

October 21st, 2015
2:00pm CST

Comprehensive Efforts that Embrace Recovery

More Info Here

October 9th, 2015

BASICS One-Day Training

At North Central College

Naperville, IL

More Info Here


Leadership and Legacies: Strategies for Impact

February 2016

November 11th, 2015
10:00am CST

Party Buses and Underage Drinking

More Info Here

October 14th - 16th, 2015

Party Patrol and Controlled Party Dispersal

At the Holiday Inn Express

Normal, IL

More Info Here

Professional Development Summit

February 25th & 26th 2016

At Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

East Peoria, IL

December 2nd, 2015
10:00am CST

Environmental Prevention Practices

More Info Here

November 6th, 2015

How to Administer the CORE Survey

at Lincoln Land Community College,

Springfield, IL

More Info Here

January 28th, 2016
2:00pm CST

BASICS Panel Discussion

More Info Here

December 4th, 2015

Population Based Screening and Brief Interventions for Student Affairs Staff

At the University of Illinois

Champaign, IL

More Info Here


February 24th, 2016
10:00am CST

Conducting Compliance Checks

More Info Here

February 5th, 2016

Engaging Athletics in Your Prevention Efforts

At Illinois State University

Normal, IL

More Info Here

February, 2016

Social Host Law

(Date TBD)

February 6th, 2016

BACCHUS Certified Peer Educator Training

At Heartland College

Bloomington, IL

More Info Here

May 18th, 2016
2:00pm CST

How to Use the CORE Survey Data

May 12th, 2016

Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act

Location to be determined


June 8th, 2016
2:00pm CST

DFSCA for Community Colleges