ERIC Number: ED347445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Partners for Change: A Peer Helping Guide for Training and Prevention. Program Guide: Grades K-12.
Kehayan, V. Alex
Training and implementation materials for the peer helping program Partners for Change are presented in this book. Section 1 presents information on program development, including planning, preparation, implementation, and evaluation units. Section 2 includes the basic format for teaching the essential communication, group building, and tutorial approaches necessary to reach out to others. Sections 3-13 present materials lists and the step-by-step procedures for implementation, as well as a paper trail of necessary worksheets and forms relevant to the program. Each of the 11 program sections is divided into 4 main components: overview; paper trail; trainer's guide; and leader's guide. The 11 programs are: (1) smooth transitions; (2) welcome; (3) one-to-one; (4) peer intervention network; (5) planning leisure activities now; (6) human relations; (7) kids 'r safe; (8) close encounters; (9) partners against scapegoating; (10) peer assistants to interpersonal relations; and (11) HIV awareness program. The appendix includes forms and sample letters designed to enable users to implement the sessions as well as a review of the history of peer support. A bibliography is included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Peer Counseling, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Counseling, Secondary School Students
B. L. Winch & Assoc./Jalmar Press, 45 Hitching Post Dr., Bldg. 2, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 ($44.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
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