ERIC Number: ED346378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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Peers Helping Peers: Program for the Preadolescent. Leader Manual and Student Workbook.
Tindall, Judith A.; Salmon-White, Shirley
This leader manual and student workbook identify human relationship skills which will be valuable to peer helpers as they use their skills in their official roles. The first part of the leader manual discusses the organization and structure of a peer helper program; competencies of adult peer leaders; characteristics of effective helpers; program development; time requirement; space and materials needed; evaluation; and ethical considerations. The second part of the leader manual and the first part of the student workbook present nine modules. These modules focus on getting acquainted; helping process skills; caring skills; empathy skills; sending "I" message skills; helpful questioning skills; conflict resolving skills; decision making and goal setting skills; and putting peer helper skills into action. The third part of the leader manual discusses application of skills in such programs as peer support and peer tutoring. The second part of the student workbook presents supplementary activities. These include: (1) making initial contact with another; (2) giving compliments; (3) relating to others; (4) casual relationships; (5) improving study skills; (6) listening in class; (7) how to help oneself and others study better; (8) behavior contract; (9) role-playing; (10) individual differences; (11) understanding how students act when they are insecure; (12) understanding peer pressure; and (13) resisting peer pressure with drugs and alcohol. (ABL)
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Peer Counseling, Peer Influence, Peer Relationship, Preadolescents
Accelerated Development Inc., 3400 Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304-4896 ($15.95 leader manual; $14.95 student workbook).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Counselors; Students; Practitioners
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