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PEER Health Educator

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. 

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

Who Can Become a PHE???

PHE Application

Any Questions or need more info please contact:

Dr. Ian Wallace, PhD Counseling Psychologist
Peer Health Education Program,
Student Health & Counseling and Psychological Services
(707) 654-1174
iwallace@csum.edu