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PEER321
Advanced Peer Education Mental Health and Wellness
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Students must complete an interview before enrolling in this course; and minimum grade of B- in PEER311.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: HLTH381 or PEER321.
Formerly: HLTH381.
Additional information: In addition to the weekly class lectures and experiential learning opportunities facilitating educational outreach on campus, advanced peer educators will meet weekly in groups. These group meetings will provide a space for the students to incorporate class content to enhance the design, development, and evaluation of a sexual assault prevention or awareness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Coordinators will meet with student groups to facilitate and supervise this process.
PEER 321 is a three-credit, interdisciplinary course building upon the stress management, mental illness, appropriate on/off campus resources, stigma, body image, helping a friend in distress, bystander intervention, and mental health/wellness knowledge gained during PEER 311. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of program planning basics through a series of assignments where they theoretically plan their own prevention or awareness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Students who become a Peer Leader during year two may have the opportunity to implement this program on campus. This course also provides advanced training in the skills necessary to serve as an effective Peer Educator under the University Health Center. Peer Educators will continue to provide outreach and education to the campus community through various outreach events, workshops, and more.
PEER322
Advanced Peer Education: Preventing Power-Based Violence
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Students must complete an interview before enrolling in this course; and minimum grade of B- in PEER312.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: HLTH382 or PEER322.
Formerly: HLTH382.
Additional information: In addition to the weekly class lectures and experiential learning opportunities facilitating educational outreach on campus, advanced peer educators will meet weekly in groups. These group meetings will provide a space for the students to incorporate class content to enhance the design, development, and evaluation of a sexual assault prevention or awareness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Coordinators will meet with student groups to facilitate and supervise this process.
PEER 322 is a three-credit, interdisciplinary course building upon the sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, bystander intervention, and wellness knowledge gained during PEER 312. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of program planning basics through a series of assignments where they theoretically plan their own prevention or awareness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Students who become a Peer Leader during year two may have the opportunity to implement this program on campus. This course also provides advanced training in the skills necessary to serve as an effective Peer Educator under the University Health Center. Peer Educators will continue to provide outreach and education to the campus community through various outreach events, workshops, and more.
PEER323
Advanced Peer Education: Alcohol and Other Drugs Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Students must complete an interview before enrolling in this course; and minimum grade of B- in PEER313.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: HLTH380 or PEER323.
Formerly: HLTH380.
Additional information: In addition to the weekly class lectures and experiential learning opportunities facilitating educational outreach on campus, advanced peer educators will meet weekly in groups. These group meetings will provide a space for the students to incorporate class content to enhance the design, development, and evaluation of an alcohol and other drugs education program for the University of Maryland campus community. Coordinators will meet with student groups to facilitate and supervise this process.
PEER 323 is a three-credit, interdisciplinary course building upon the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) education knowledge gained during PEER 313. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of program planning basics through a series of assignments where they theoretically plan their own wellness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Students who become Peer Leaders during year two (PEER338) may have the opportunity to implement this program on campus. This course also provides advanced training in the skills necessary to serve as an effective Peer Educator under the University Health Center. Peer Educators will continue to provide outreach and education to the campus community through various outreach events, workshops, and more.
PEER324
Advanced Peer Education: Sexual Health & Wellness
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Students must complete an interview before enrolling in this course; and minimum grade of B- in PEER314.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: HLTH383 or PEER324.
Formerly: HLTH383.
Additional information: In addition to the weekly class lectures and experiential learning opportunities facilitating educational outreach on campus, advanced peer educators will meet weekly in groups. These group meetings will provide a space for the students to incorporate class content to enhance the design, development, and evaluation of a sexual health and wellness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Coordinators will meet with student groups to facilitate and supervise this process.
PEER 324 is a three-credit, interdisciplinary course building upon the sexual health and wellness knowledge gained during PEER 314. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of program planning basics through a series of assignments where they theoretically plan their own wellness program for the University of Maryland campus community. Students who become Peer Leaders during year two (PEER338) may have the opportunity to implement this program on campus. This course also provides advanced training in the skills necessary to serve as an effective Peer Educator under the University Health Center. Peer Educators will continue to provide outreach and education to the campus community through various outreach events, workshops, and more.
PEER338