This informative, fun, interactive, and educational workshop will encourage professionals to explore the prevalence of alcohol and it’s influences on the music world. Media seek to use certain messages that will influence audiences, particularly youth, to purchase certain goods or support certain causes. Today many of the messages contained in the lyrical content of music and portrayed on the big screen communicate acceptance and glorification of crime, violence, drug and alcohol abuse, illicit sexual behavior and degradation. In this workshop, participants are introduced to current trends in the youth culture that promote unhealthy lifestyles and have become “acceptable” in society. The facilitator examines the blatant and subliminal messages directly related to Alcohol in the music that youth are exposed to daily via radio, television, video games, mp3 players and other common entertainment formats. This workshop seeks to inform and educate professionals about the ills being presented to youth constantly through various media channels with a focus on music. But, watch out…You just may get caught tapping your feet to the beat!
After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
3.5 CE’s for:
Marc Fomby, FTC Prevention Services, LLC