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Effects of Residential Learning Communities on Drinking Trajectories During the First Two Years of College

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About the Course:

Participation in residential learning communities (RLCs) is associated with lower rates of alcohol consumption among college students. This study used variable- and pattern-centered analytic approaches to examine the influence of RLCs on the drinking behavior of students during their first two years in college.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Supplement No. 16, July 2009

Course Material Authors

Sean Esteban McCabe, Ph.D.

Sean Esteban McCabe is with the Substance Abuse Research Center and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Carol J. Boyd, Ph.D.

Carol J. Boyd is with the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

James E. Lange, Ph.D.

James E. Lange is with the AOD Initiatives Research, San Diego State University Research Foundation, California.

Mark B. Reed, Ph.D.

Mark B. Reed is with the School of Social Work, San Diego State University, California.

Marcia S. Scott, Ph.D.

Marcia S. Scott is with the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD.

James A. Cranford, Ph.D.

James A. Cranford is with the Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the effect of residential learning communities on drinking trajectories during the first two years of college. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the relationship between college attendance and alcohol consumption, and the rationale for identifying circumstances associated with lower drinking rates among college students.

  2. Describe the method employed by researchers studying the effects of residential learning communities (RLCs) on drinking trajectories during the first two years of college.

  3. Discuss study results, including trajectories for maximum drinks in the past 28 days by RLC and non-RLC students, and differences associated with race and gender.

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Article: Effects of Residential Learning Communities on Drinking Trajectories During the First Two Years of College

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Course Number 101601
1 credit hour
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