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Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a diverse group of Cal Maritime students trained to educate their classmates about college lifestyle and wellness issues in a positive, interactive, fun, and non-judgmental manner.

Comprehensive training prepares PHEs to facilitate dynamic outreach programs; encourage physical, mental, and spiritual health; create informative awareness events; and promote community support to create a healthy campus culture. PHEs are dedicated to providing education and community support with sensitivity to race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and individual capabilities. 

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You will:

  • Gain extensive knowledge about health promotion theory and practice, men's and women's health, mental health, stress management, depression, healthy relationships, sexual health, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and nutrition.

  • Become part of a highly skilled, diverse team of students committed to providing accurate, nonjudgmental college-health information to the Cal Maritime campus community.

  • Develop teaching, communication, presentation, and group facilitation skills

  • Become a recognized member of the Student Health Center volunteer staff.

  • Have an opportunity to contribute significantly to the growth of the Peer Health Education program

For more info contact:

Angeli Acosta, Health Educator
Peer Health Education Program, Student Health Center
(707) 654-1227

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Last updated: 8/7/20