ERIC Number: ED326798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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A Peer Helpers Code of Behavior.
de Rosenroll, David A.
This document presents a guide for developing a peer helpers code of behavior. The first section discusses issues relevant to the trainers. These issues include whether to give a model directly to the group or whether to engender "ownership" of the code by the group; timing of introduction of the code; and addressing the issue of consequences for breaching the code. The remainder of the document presents six exercises. The purposes of these exercises are to allow members to reflect on and discuss a variety of helping behaviors; to enable individual group members to create and discuss their own codes of behavior; and to establish and agree to a peer counseling code of behavior. Exercises are included on these topics: (1) finishing the preceding day's activities; (2) defining self images; (3) recalling someone who made members feel special about themselves; (4) creating a friendship coat-of-arms; (5) creating a code of friendship; and (6) a tug-of-war with analysis of members' feelings. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers: Behavior Codes; Canada