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ERIC Number: ED225092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 324
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
P.E.E.R.S.: Providing Effective Empathic Resources and Strategies. A Peer Counselor Training Manual.
Anderson, Mildred Buck, Ed.; And Others
This training manual describes an educational procedure in which students counsel and help facilitate the positive growth and development of other students in their own age group. The materials present a model peer counseling training program consisting of 32 sessions in which group process is used, including eight components focusing on the skill development areas of: (1) team building for cohesion, self awareness and awareness of others; (2) values clarification; (3) effective communication skills; (4) constructive feedback techniques; (5) assertiveness training; (6) effective problem solving and conflict resolution; (7) career planning; and (8) effective tutoring. Steps in developing the training program and determining its objectives are presented with facilitator guidelines. Sample forms are included for planning, activities, discussion questions, and evaluation as well as practices which tend to sabotage peer counseling programs. A section of suggested readings is appended. (JAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A