Hazing On Campus: Prevention Research, Strategies & Programming
Hazing is a pervasive problem in colleges and universities across the country. The National Study on Student Hazing revealed that more than half of all students who join teams or student organizations experience at least one hazing event. Preventing hazing is challenging since most students and many adults think of hazing as a problem that belongs exclusively to fraternities and sororities. Further, hazing is often viewed as a silly and harmless prank that can be fun, but as we know, it can have serious and even dangerous consequences.
While there are no proven strategies to prevent hazing at this time, research on hazing and prevention science offers us important information about the essential elements of effective programs and how to begin campus prevention efforts. This webinar will share what we know to date and discuss how a campus can use this information to begin a prevention program on their campus.
- Review the findings of the National Study on Student Hazing
- Discover what the findings tell us about prevention in the context of prevention science
- Identify essential elements of effective hazing prevention programs
- Explore initial strategies to plan and implement hazing prevention initiatives
- 2-year & 4-year institutions
- Student Services/Affairs
- Advising & Counseling
- Residence & Greek Life
- Campus Safety
- Student Conduct Officers
- Any educator interested in hazing prevention research and strategies
"Effective hazing prevention is a process not a program. It requires a comprehensive approach that involves the whole campus community."
Mary Madden, Ph.D., is a social science researcher and President of Dr. Madden & Associates, a research and evaluation firm. Her work is focused on supporting the health and wellbeing of adolescents and young adults. She has extensive experience designing and leading research and program evaluations, as well as developing prevention programs.
Dr. Madden currently serves as the Associate Director of the Delaware Education Research & Development Center at the University of Delaware. While at her former institution, the University of Maine, she was a Co-Director of the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention and an Associate Research Professor in the College of Education and Human Development. In collaboration with Dr. Elizabeth Allan, she designed and implemented the Hazing Prevention Consortium, a project of the National Collaborative that partnered with nine college and universities to identify effective hazing prevention strategies. Dr. Madden directed the National Study on Student Hazing and co-authored the National Agenda for Hazing Prevention as well as articles on hazing, the latest of which was published in the International Journal for Adolescent Medicine and Health. She has presented the research findings at numerous regional and national conferences.
Dr. Madden is committed to ensuring that her research and evaluation studies inform effective practices, programs, and policies that enhance the wellbeing of individuals, groups, and communities. Her past work includes an evaluation of the Maine Center for Disease Prevention and Controls high school suicide prevention program, a component of which is recognized as an evidence-based practice by the National Registry of Evidence-Based Prevention Programs. She collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to publish and disseminate the findings through an Actionable Knowledge Project, which provides guidance for practitioners on how to use the evaluation findings to make research-based program decisions. She has also co-created curriculum and training to guide adults in utilizing a strength-based approach to working with adolescent girls.
Dr. Madden has a B.S. in Health and Family Life Education, a M.Ed. in Gender and Sexuality Education, and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. from the University of Maine in Education, Human Development, and Women's Studies. Prior to pursuing her doctorate she designed and implemented prevention programs aimed at reducing pregnancy and HIV among adolescents.
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