Peer Education

Health Promotion and Prevention Services offers 20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention, 20:1 Bystander Intervention, M-HOPE and REACH classes. The students enrolled complete peer education outreach, while earning 4 credits for the class.

 

20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention: The 20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention Program is a peer education program with an emphasis on Greek Life and Athletics. 20:1 peer interns educate other students on issues of sexual assault prevention including: victim empathy, sexual consent, and bystander behavior.

20:1 Bystander Intervention: 20:1 Bystander Intervention acknowledges the wide range of areas of interpersonal violence that is prevalent on college campuses, and as a result, this program expands beyond sexual assault prevention, offering education on a variety of topics around interpersonal violence prevention.

M-HOPE: The Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators (M-HOPE) is a group of student ambassadors who strive to engage and educate the campus community in topics of mental health and wellness.

REACH: The Real Education About College Health (REACH) peer education program heightens students' awareness and understanding of health issues that directly affect their lives such as alcohol and other drugs, tobacco use, social life, HIV/AIDs, sexuality, self-esteem, peer pressure, relationships and healthy decision making. Additionally, peer educators sharpen their communication and leadership skills while also earning 4 credits.