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Peer Education

Enroll in Peer Education for Fall 2014

Do your friends tell you you’re a good listener?
Do you like meeting new people?
Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of others?

Have an idea? Believe in a cause? Want to make a difference?
Propose it, develop it, and make it happen!

Boost Your Resumé and Expand Your Skills
Peer Education projects focus on sex education, health and wellness, nutrition, alcohol, marijuana and other drug awareness, hazing prevention, exercise, sleep and many more.

Prior approval is required for enrollment in CHF 401: Peer Education.

For more information contact
Lillian Shields

Course Description
The course content will consist of theoretically-based skills and strategies associated with peer leadership and program development, including active and collaborative learning, critical thinking and problem solving, interpersonal development, and assisting peers with how to effectively and efficiently learn subject-related content.

Instructional Materials and Methods
Assignments, classroom activities and out-of-classroom activities are designed to facilitate the expected learning outcomes and objectives of the course.  Teaching format will utilize lecture, discussion, video and experiential exercises. Experiential exercises include conducting programming outside of class time.

Request a Peer Education Program or Presentation

Programming and presentations for classes, residence halls, clubs, teams and resource fairs available in:

Contact Peer Education instructor and coordinator, Lillian Shields at or (207) 581-1423 for more information or to request a program.

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Contact Information

Student Wellness Resource Center
235 Memorial Union
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1423 | Fax: (207) 581-3488E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System