Who are Peer Educators?
Peer health educators are a diverse group of students who are trained to teach fellow students about pertinent health issues in a positive, interactive and nonjudgmental manner. Topics range from alcohol and other drugs, sexual health, nutrition/body image/eating disorders, sexual assault prevention and education, stress management, and more! By participating in one of the peer health education groups here at UMD, you will develop skills that will aid in your personal, academic, and professional development. Click the links below to find out more information!
Peer education program topics include:
- Sexual Health (SHARE)
- Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program (SARPP)
- Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHOICES)
- Wellness and Stress Management (HEALTH Works)
Peer educator applications are closed for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Stay tuned for 14-15 applications in the spring of 2014.
Peer educators are interviewed and selected in the Spring semester for service during the following Fall and Spring semesters. Peer Educators earn 3 credits for a one year commitment. Including the meeting time and presentations, a Peer Educator can expect to work an average of 3 - 5 hours each week. Previous relevant coursework and work or volunteer experience is helpful but not necessary. Mandatory training is scheduled for August 26-30, from 9am – 5pm each day. Attendance of the week-long training is required for all peer programs.
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