Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Training
Monday, May 14, 2012 - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Download the Registration Form Here (PDF)
The Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Student Leader Empowerment Training helps peer educators develop leadership skills to be able to successfully develop and implement campus programs. The training consists of nine modules, which includes interactive exercises, student workbooks, slide presentations, and a certificate exam. By participating in the CPE program, you will…
- Meet and develop relationships with student leaders from across the campus.
- Be able to understand evidence-based approaches to reducing high-risk behaviors among college students
- Learn and practice techniques for listening effectively
- Learn the steps to take in responding to others and encouraging them to take action steps for change
- Be able to explain the Peer Educator Code of Ethics and how it applies to you as student leaders
- Increase your confidence to become an active, intervening bystander
- Gain the tools necessary to develop more socially just and inclusive outreach efforts
- Be able to identify the main ingredients to a successful program
- Define healthy and balanced living as a college students and peer educator/student leader
- Be able to identify the successful components of student leader and peer education groups
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Monday, May 14, noon-6pm – Welcome, Introductions and Sessions 1-3
Tuesday, May 15, 8:30am-5pm – Sessions 4-7
Wednesday, May 16, 8:30am-2:00pm – Sessions 8-9, CPE Certificate Exam and Closing Lunch
Student Life will be covering all costs for the certification and all breakfasts (Tues & Wed) and lunches (Tues, Weds, & Thurs). Students will be responsible for their own dinners. The program is limited to 25 participants who will be selected by a first come/first serve basis.
Fill out the registration form and return it to Student Life in Seton 08B by April 27, 2012.
Information regarding the complete schedule and locations will be e-mailed by May 3, 2012.
All students are required to attend all nine sessions in order to be eligible for CPE certification. Students who sign-up for the program will be granted a contract extension until Thursday, May 16, 2012 at noon.
For more information about Loyola’s CPE training, contact Tim Cherney at firstname.lastname@example.org or Allison Pearlman-Sax at email@example.com.
The Loyola Peer Educators are students who are trained to educate and heighten the awareness of the Loyola Community on various wellness issues. There are five different types of Peer Educators and each group is lead by a moderator from a branch of the Student Development Division.
The types of Peer Educators are:
CARE is group of peer educators dedicated to providing information about wellness issues to the Loyola community. CARE addresses topics such as eating disorders, body image, stress management, healthy relationships and communication building, and acquaintance rape awareness and risk-reduction. The group sponsors many events on campus, including Health and Wellness Week and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which are aimed at maximizing awareness while creating a safe and healthy campus community. If you feel strongly about these issues, CARE presents a unique opportunity to get involved and become a leader on campus.
ADAPT is a peer education group committed to empowering, educating and creating change among our peers and our community. ADAPT is not opposed to alcohol use, just alcohol misuse and works to increase awareness about wellness issues related to alcohol and other drug use. ADAPT peer educators believe in educating and empowering peers to make healthy choices and decisions and are involved in the development and presentation of alcohol and other drug awareness presentations in classrooms and residence halls. The group also plans several campus-wide education and social programs throughout the school year.
Moderator: TBD, associate director of alcohol and drug education support services, 410-617-2928
Student Coordinators: Aryn Malarkey and Stephanie Furtado
- Moderator: TBD, associate director of alcohol and drug education support services, 410-617-2928
- Student Coordinators: Aryn Malarkey and Stephanie Furtado
Diversity Peer Educators (DPE)
DPEs work very closely with ALANA Services to address issues relating to diversity, multiculturalism, and race issues. DPEs strive to promote diversity education and awareness through discussion, film presentations, and programs focusing on race, gender, sexual identity, and physical and mental disabilities.
Student Career Educators (SCE)
SCEs serve as liaisons between the Career Center and the student population. Responsibilities of SCEs are to assist students who visit the Career Center in locating and utilizing appropriate resources, and to share information about upcoming career programs/workshops. In addition, SCEs conduct “house programs” for students in the residence halls as requested on topics such as resume development and the job search process. SCEs assist with the marketing and logistical aspects of career fairs, workshops, and other programming efforts. These students also have the potential to initiate new and innovative ways to increase student use of Career Center programs and resources. In addition, SCEs will provide input on how to improve the Career Center’s programs and services.
- Moderator: Allie Pearlman Sax, assistant director of the Career Center, 410-617-2331
- Student Coordinator: John Hopkins, and Daniel Mosebach, firstname.lastname@example.org
For More Information
If you are interested in becoming a peer educator or having a peer educator assist you in programming, please contact Tim Cherney, associate director of student life for student and staff development at ext. 2339. If you are interested in having the Peer Educators assist you in programming, please fill out the attached peer education form and forward it to Tim Cherney in Seton Court 08B.