Module 1


Introductions and Examining Personal Biases

Module 1 introduces the course curriculum, the RISE TOGETHER team, mission and vision, and addresses how unconscious biases can negatively impact youth development.

(By the end of this module…)

  • Participants will be able to articulate their role as facilitators of youth-led projects and programs.
  • Participants will identify and challenge personal biases as they relate to youth, substance use disorders, and mental health.

Activities, tools, and materials

  • Lecture videos with introductions, course description, an overview of the curriculum, participant role, participant expectations, and conversation around biases.
  • Interview with a teacher that has actively participated in a similar project
  • Self-reflection questions
  • Pre-survey for the course
  • Module 1 Quiz
  • Module 1 Lecture Notes