Hazing among college fraternities, sororities, and student organizations is an overlooked but nonetheless serious and widespread problem. This course, the first of its kind in the country, vividly describes hazing's harmful, sometimes life-altering effects, clearly explains what propels people to participate in hazing, and outlines steps individuals and groups can take to prevent hazing. Included are numerous real-life examples of hazing incidents, interviews of victims, and testimony from a parent whose son died as a result of hazing.
College Undergraduates, Pledges, and Members of University Greek-letter Organizations
TIME TO COMPLETE
To teach students about the dangers of hazing and to help stop hazing activities in an organization or school.
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
- define hazing, understand the reasons it occurs, and give examples of it;
- explain the legal ramifications of hazing;
- recognize its potentially deadly consequences;
- avoid involvement in hazing activities; and
- help stop hazing in an organization or school.
- Descriptions of hazing activities and types of hazing
- Effects of hazing on victims, perpetrators, and families
- Facts and myths about hazing
- Explanations of why people conduct and participate in hazing, including the role that alcohol often plays in hazing
- The legal ramifications of hazing
- Alternatives and responses to hazing and methods of preventing it
The following forms/documents can be downloaded and/or printed:
- University Hazing Policy
- State Laws on Hazing