Peer Education

Overview

Students, want to help your fellow Deacs improve their wellbeing? The WFU Certified Peer Education Program promotes wellbeing in the campus community. Through collaborative prevention, educational, and awareness programs, WFU P.E.E.R.S. (Peers, Educating, Engaging, Reaching, & Supporting) promotes services, tools, and resources related to high risk behaviors and student wellbeing.


Benefits of Being a WFU Peer Educator

  • Make a difference in the health and wellbeing of the WFU campus community through purposeful educational and advocacy efforts
  • Become a Nationally Certified Peer Educator through NASPA BACCHUS Initiatives
  • Access to funding to host programs and events
  • Opportunities to attend local and national conferences
  • Engage in specialty trainings:
    • 8 Dimensions of Wellbeing
    • The Body Project
    • Stress Management
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Sexual health
    • Resilience & Self-compassion
    • TIPS â€“ Training for Intervention Procedures
  • Increase leadership and professional development:
    • Leading engaging presentations
    • Public speaking skills
    • Resume development
    • Program planning and development
    • Health promotion, education, and advocacy

If you are interested in learning more about the WFU Certified Peer Educator program, please contact the Program Advisor, Marian Trattner at trattnm@nullwfu.edu