Students Helping Students: A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses / Edition 2

Students Helping Students: A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses / Edition 2

by Fred B. Newton, Steven C. Ender
     
 

This second edition offers a practical training guide for college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, or advisors for their peers. This thoroughly revised and updated volume contains a fundamental discussion on student growth and development and provides learning objectives and self-discovery exercises to help student leaders with tasks such as

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Overview

This second edition offers a practical training guide for college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, or advisors for their peers. This thoroughly revised and updated volume contains a fundamental discussion on student growth and development and provides learning objectives and self-discovery exercises to help student leaders with tasks such as tutoring, student orientation, residence hall advising, crisis intervention, coaching, and more.

Students Helping Students includes:

  • Updates on the most current research and the latest advances in technology
  • A revised model that contains service learning and student retention programs
  • The results of two intervention strategies: the Health Behaviors Assessment and the College Learning Effectiveness Inventory, which focus on the topics of wellness and academic success
  • Descriptive overviews of peer programs addressing sexuality, safety, violence reduction, residence life, online peer connections, and more

Praise for the Second Edition of Students Helping Students

"This new work remains the definitive standard in the field. It should be on the bookshelf of every student affairs professional and is an important tool for preparing peer educators for providing service."—Ernest Pascarella, professor and Mary Louise Petersen Chair in Higher Education, University of Iowa

"The second edition of Students Helping Students teems with useful material that can be thoughtfully applied by peer helpers. The what, so what, and now what framework reflectively guides the reader to self-discovery and thoughtful practical applications. Being a peer helper is a high-impact learning experience made intentional through the pages of this fine book."—Susan R. Komives, professor of college student personnel, University of Maryland and president, Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470452097
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
406,715
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables

Foreword

Preface John N. Gardner Gardner, John N.

About the Authors John N. Gardner Gardner, John N.

1 Peer Educators on the College Campus John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 1

2 Student Maturation and the Impact of Peers John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 28

3 Enhancing Cultural Proficiency John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 57

4 Interpersonal Communication Skills: Creating the Helping Interaction John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 94

5 Problem Solving with Individuals John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 123

6 Understanding Group Process John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 151

7 Leading Groups Effectively John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 179

8 Strategies for Academic Success John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 213

9 Using Campus Resources and Referral Techniques John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 244

10 Ethics and Strategies for Good Practice John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 264

11 Examples of Peer Education Programs in Higher Education John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 282

Glossary John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 309

References John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 317

Index John N. Gardner Gardner, John N. 327

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