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Quality support for the decisions students make

 

Updated April 13, 2015

by Michael Peirce

 

Peer Training Topics

The following represents the order and type of topics covered in the Peer Helper Training.

Lesson Topics:

Lesson

Topic

Description

1

Getting Acquainted

- getting to know names
- sharing background
- structure of lessons

2

Nonverbal attending

- questioning each other
- attending skills
- FELORI concepts

3

Roadblocks

- ineffective communication styles
- roadblock role plays

4

Listening skills

- concept of listening
- recognizing feelings
- empathic listening

5

Empathic Listening

- Rogerian listening
- review empathic listening
- listening dyads

6

Empathic Listening (con’t)

- listening dyads
- review empathic listening
- natural listening

7

Helping relationships

- Questioning skills
- Open ended questions
- role situations

8

You & I messages

- self disclosing messages
- “You” messages
- “I” messages

9

Feedback

- facilitative feedback model
- positive feedback

10

Values clarifications

- concept of values
- Fallout shelter

11

Decision making

- five step decision making model
- decision making dyads
- decision making scenarios

12

Ethics, Issues & Referral

- ethics
- confidentiality
- developing a code of ethics
- a discussion of issues in their communities
- review of available community resources
- methods of referring

 

Photo Gallery

Peers training
Peers practicing their skills.
Peers teaching
Peers teaching.
Communication lesson photo
Learning to communicate.

   

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