ERIC Number: ED347413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The Power of Peervention: A Manual for the Trainers of Peer Facilitators.
Myrick, Robert D.; Folk, Betsy E.
This set of eight booklets provides materials and resources for trainers in the Peervention program. Peervention is described as a term which was coined to emphasize an intervention in which a peer might make in helping an individual or group. The first booklet, The Peer Facilitator Movement, discusses the emergence of peer counseling and mobilizing peer power. The second booklet, Developing a Peer Facilitator Program, discusses program goal, participants, and ethical considerations. The third booklet, The Peervention Training Program: Skill Building, coordinates with chapters 1-7 of the student manual. The fourth booklet, The Peervention Training Program: Prevention Education, coordinates with chapters 8-17 of the student manual. The fifth booklet, Peer Facilitator Training Approaches, presents six approaches including a teacher-advisor group approach and the school club approach. The sixth booklet, Peervention Projects, presents projects which focus on specific topics such as depression, eating disorders, and community distress. The seventh booklet, Forms, presents 19 forms including forms for parent permission, group evaluation, and letter of non-admission. The eighth booklet, Resources, Evaluation, Standards, and References, discusses making use of outside resources, evaluating the program, and facilitating the trainer. (ABL)
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Interpersonal Relationship, Peer Counseling, Prevention, Secondary School Students
Educational Media Corporation, P.O. Box 21311, Minneapolis, MN 55421 ($79.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For student handbook, see CG 024 340.