Alice! Health Promotion

Alice! Health Promotion offers a variety of interactive trainings on health-related topics that provide current health information, teach skills necessary to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, and connect students with appropriate on- and off-campus resources.

Interactive Trainings
For Students, Faculty and Staff

Possible topics for interactive trainings include: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Communication, Assertiveness, Contraception, Nutrition & Healthier Eating, Fitness, Sexual & Reproductive Health, Stress, Sleep, Tobacco, and other topics upon request.

Student groups, departments, and others interested in requesting an interactive training session should request an Alice! training via the online form. Training requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of your desired program date. You will be contacted by Alice! approximately two business days after submitting your request to confirm your workshop details.

Please note that Alice! is only able to provide interactive trainings for Columbia University student groups on the Morningside campus and its affiliates (JTS, UTS and Teachers College). Event sponsors (that's you) are responsible for all advertising, room reservation and set-up, refreshments and attendance. We also require at least ten people in attendance and we reserve the right to cancel workshops that violate the attendance requirement.

BASICS Referrer Training

Those who are trained to refer students to BASICS include staff from:

  • Counseling Psychological Services
  • Medical Services,
  • Disability Services,
  • Residential Programs,
  • Sexual Violence Response,
  • Office of Judicial Affairs and Community Standards,
  • Other administrators and staff like coaches, athletic trainers, Deans, academic advisers, and various other staff from across campus.

Alice! Health Promotion provides training, support, or technical assistance on using the BASICS system. For more information about the BASICS program or the training, please email or call (212) 854-6154.

Disability Services

Faculty and staff seminars are facilitated upon request and are custom designed based upon the specific topic chosen.  The most commonly requested topics include accommodating college students with disabilities, universal design, and information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  These workshops are conducted by either Disability Services staff or an outside facilitator.

Sexual Violence Response

Sexual violence training sessions for faculty and staff can be requested by sending an email to Please include the following information in your email:
  • Training topic/desired learning objectives
  • Description of the audience, including roles and how many people you expect
  • Preferred date and time
  • Preferred location
  • Primary contact person


Last updated October 15, 2014