Under the Influence: The Power of Prevention


8:00am  — 5:00pm


Performing Arts Center
Collegiate Alliance for Student Success and Prevention (CASSAP) is teaming up with the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth to present the 2nd annual Under the Influence Conference.

This year’s conference theme is “The Power of Prevention”. We have a phenomenal line-up packed with current information about substance use prevention and student support. The conference is FREE to participants and includes breakfast and lunch. All campus and community members are invited to attend. 

Conference Agenda:

Registration, Breakfast and Networking: 8:00am-9:00am

Welcome Address: 9:00-9:15am

Collegiate Recovery Program Panel: 9:15-10:30am

  • Lisa Arnold, Fairfield University 
  • Lisa Laitman, Rutgers University 
  • Nicolas Sperry, Boston College
  • Jonathan Beazley, UConn

Break 10:30-10:45am

Jason Kilmer: 10:45am-12:15pm: “A Mix of Strategies Is Best”: Considering the Proper “Mix” of Evidence-Based Strategies to Address College Student Alcohol and Marijuana Use”

Lunch 12:15-1:15pm

John Hamilton: 1:15-2:30pm: “Evidence Based Prevention and Emerging Drug Trends in the College Age Population”

Break 2:30-2:45pm

Johann Hari 2:45-4:15pm: “Rethinking Addiction: Social Recovery in the Age of Loneliness”

Reception, Certificates and Networking and Q & A 4:15-5pm

 6.5 Contact Hours (CEUs) approved for LMFT, LMSW/LCSW, LMHC, CASAC and CPP. 

Student Assistance Services Corporation SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers # 0101” and by NYSED’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of Continuing Education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0013 and for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0074. 
No partial credit can be given for SW and LMHC CEU’s.  Participation for the entire conference is required to receive Contact Hours.


Registration for this event is now closed.


Lauren Johnson