BEGINNING PEER CONNECTIONS

Course ID: 852460
 
Open to grades: 10 - 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: None
 
Prerequisites: Application process and instructor consent.
 
This course is designed to train students in counseling and leadership skills and these trained Peer Connections Students will run the Peer Resource Center. Students will be taught active listening skills, how to develop supportive interactions with other students, and how to address interpersonal relationship problems. Students will also be trained to peer counsel, mediate disputes, and facilitate support groups on specific teen-related issues. Peer Connections Students will create and present Wellness Workshops at the PRC, work with other organizations on campus, and maintain an online presence for additional support and resources through the center’s website: www.gbpeer2peer.com.