PEER Health Educator
Peer Health Educators
Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a diverse group of Cal Maritime students trained to educate their classmates about college lifestyle and wellness issues in a positive, interactive, fun, and non-judgmental manner.
Comprehensive training prepares PHEs to facilitate dynamic outreach programs; encourage physical, mental, and spiritual health; create informative awareness events; and promote community support to create a healthy campus culture. PHEs are dedicated to providing education and community support with sensitivity to race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and individual capabilities.
Gain extensive knowledge about health promotion theory and practice, men's and women's health, mental health, stress management, depression, healthy relationships, sexual health, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and nutrition.
Become part of a highly skilled, diverse team of students committed to providing accurate, nonjudgmental college-health information to the Cal Maritime campus community.
Develop teaching, communication, presentation, and group facilitation skills
Become a recognized member of the Student Health Center volunteer staff.
Have an opportunity to contribute significantly to the growth of the Peer Health Education program
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For more info contact:
Angeli Acosta, Health Educator
Peer Health Education Program, Student Health Center