An in-Depth Look at Peer Programs - Planning, Implementation and Administration 2nd Revised edition
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Peer Programs by Judith A. Tindall
Book DescriptionThe Peer Power Program is a peer training program designed for middle, high school, and higher education students, focusing on 8 core skills: Attending, Empathizing, Summarizing, Questioning, Genuineness, Assertiveness, Confrontation, and Problem Solving. Through a series of exercises, games, and self-awareness techniques, youth and adults involved in the program can gain the basic communication and mediation skills necessary to effectively help their peers. An overview of peer helping, Peer Programs explains the value of and techniques for helping non-professionals learn to help others one-on-one, in small groups and in groups of classroom size. Intended to be of use to those responsible for planning, implementing and/or administering peer programs, this text should also convince those who are not directly involved that peer helping is a worthwhile undertaking - reducing drug and alcohol abuse, dropouts, violence and conflict, HIV and AIDS, pregnancy, stress and negative peer pressure. New features of this edition include: * updated rationale for peer programs * updated highlights from current evaluation * added professionalism- CPPE. Certified Program, Programmatic Standards, Rubric and others * CD of forms to customize for all phases of the Peer Program * step-by-step guide of new and current programs This book is an indispensable guide for learning important aspects of training peer helpers and as a resource book for a wide range of professional peer helpers, such as: administrators; managers; teachers; counselors; ministers; religious educators; social workers; psychologists; human resource personnel and others in the helping professions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415962360
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Judith A. Tindall
Peer Power, Book One, Paperback (January 2009)
The 'Peer Power Program' is a peer training program designed for middle, high school, and higher education students, focusing on 8 core skills: Attending, Empathizing, Summarizing, Questioning, Genuineness, Assertiveness, Confrontation, and Problem Solving. This title offers instructions, and exercises for students in the 'Peer Power Program'.
Peers Helping Peers, Paperback (July 1990)» View all books by Judith A. Tindall
First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author Biography - Judith A. Tindall
Psychological Network, Inc., Missouri, USA Purdue University, USA
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