Drugs and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Prevention:

Master’s Barber College drug prevention materials will be annually distributed to each employee, and to each student who is taking one or more classes for any type of academic credit except for continuing education units, regardless of the length of the student’s program of study. At a minimum, the materials will include the following:

 

  • Information on preventing drug and alcohol abuse;
  • Standards of conduct that clearly prohibit, at a minimum, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of drugs and alcohol by students and employees on the school’s property, or as part of the school’s activities;
  • A description of the sanctions under local, state, and federal law for unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol;
  • A description of any drug and alcohol counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation or re-entry programs available to students and employees;
  • A description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and alcohol;
  • A clear statement that the school will impose sanctions on students and employees for violations of the standards of conduct (consistent with local, state, and federal law) and a description of these sanctions, up to and including expulsion, termination of employment, and referral for prosecution. A disciplinary sanction may include the completion of an appropriate rehabilitation program.

 

Distribution of Materials:

 

Master’s Barber College will use a method for distribution that will reach every student and employee, such as the method used to distribute grade reports or paychecks; If electronically, a record of receipt by the student or employee will be obtained and maintained in the students administration file.

 

Master’s Barber College will annually distribute materials to students and employees. If new students enroll or new employees are hired after the initial distribution for the year, the school will make sure that they also receive the materials.

 

Biennial Review:

Master’s Barber College will conduct a biennial review of its program to determine its effectiveness and implement changes to the program if they are needed and ensure that any disciplinary sanctions are consistently enforced

 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE POLICY

 

It is the policy of the Master’s Barber College to provide a program of substance abuse education

that will further our efforts regarding the general health and safety our employees and students.

The objective of this program is to promote increased awareness about substance abuse and to

maintain a learning institution free of drugs and alcohol.

Each employee and student is responsible for prohibition form illegal use, possession, sale,

manufacturing, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol while on the institution’s property or

while involved in any of the institution’s activities. This also includes the intentional sale or

furnishing of alcoholic beverages to person under the age of 21 while on institutional property or

during institutional activities.

The abuse of alcohol, legal drugs, and illegal drugs can be harmful to an individual, not only

physically, but mentally, emotionally, and socially. Aside from the health issues just mentioned,

the legal consequences of the possession, sale, and consumption of illegal drugs and alcohol can

be just as detrimental.

Violation of the above stated policy of the Master’s Barber College on illicit drugs and alcohol

shall result in expulsion or termination of the student or employee. As per the Higher Education

Opportunity Act (HEOA), any student convicted of an illegal drug violation while receiving

financial aid will result in denial of federal financial aid for a specific period. In addition to

losing federal financial aid eligibility, the student will face other legal consequences.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY PENALTIES

FOR DRUG CONVICTIONS: Possession of Illegal Drugs:

First Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for one year from the date of conviction.

Second Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for two years from the date of conviction.

Third Offense:

Indefinite loss of federal financial assistance eligibility from the date of conviction.

Sale of Illicit Drugs:

First Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for two years from the date of conviction.

Second & Subsequent Offenses:

Indefinite loss of federal financial assistance eligibility from the date of conviction.

 

Counseling:

 Staff members are available for career counseling in issues that could potentially hinder a student from completing his/her goals to become licensed to practice a career related to barbering. Upon staff learning that a student is seeking counseling/advising a decision will be made as to whether or not it is career related and if so, a counseling session is scheduled. In the event it is deemed the student needs professional or other counseling, student will be referred the Tennessee Department of Human services.  Tennessee Dept. of Human Services, 400 Deadrick St., Nashville, TN 37243 Phone (615-313-4700)

 

 

Further information on the following is available in the Business Office of Master’s Barber College.

 

  • Federal, State, and Local Sanctions for Illegal Drug and Alcohol Use.
  • Penalties for Violations of the Drug and Alcohol Policy Imposed on Students and

Employees.

  • Health Risks Associated with Drug Use and Alcohol Abuse.
  • Federal Law Regarding Possession and Distribution Drug Convictions.
  • Regaining Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid.
  • Other Legal Consequences.

 

 

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