Peer Health Education

What is a Peer Educator?

Peer Health Educators are REAL Lasell College students raising awareness on REAL Lasell College issues such as: Alcohol Awareness, Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence, and Mental Health. Peer Health Educators are trained to be informed about issues that affect college students so that they may be a resource to their peers. 

Peer Health Educators coordinate health events, theme days, discussion groups, interactive programs, and work in the Health Education Office developing promotional materials, distributing handouts, and doing administrative tasks.

Do you want to become a Peer Health Educator?

Do you enjoy knowing lots of health-related information? Do you like talking to people and helping them? Become a Peer Health Educator at Lasell College.

Expectations:

  • Be a committed member of the Peer Health Educators program.
  • Be willing to promote events, raise awareness, and be a leader and role model on campus.
  • Attend weekly meetings, trainings, and workshops.
  • Commit 1-2 hours a week, with hours increasing during events and decreasing during exam periods.
  • Understand the information and materials about the program.
  • Recruit other Peer Health Educators.
  • Participate in and organize special events sponsored by the Health Education Department.

Qualifications:

  • Must maintain a 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Must be a full-time student at Lasell.
  • Must be able to commit 1-2 hours per week.
  • Must be in good standing academically and judicially.

Peer Health Education Brochure

If you are interested in applying to become a Peer Health Educator please contact Kate McCarthy Health Educator at KMcCarthy@Lasell.edu or call 617-243-2334

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