Rock Valley College

Certified Peer Educator Training

The Getting Started Center invites current RVC students to participate in the nationally recognized Certified Peer Educator Training.  This 12-hour training promotes leadership skills and covers the following topics:

  • Role of peer education
  • Helping peers make a behavior change
  • Listening skills, response and referral skills
  • How to take action and intervene
  • Recognizing the role of diversity and inclusivity
  • Programming and presentation skills, self-care, and group dynamics

These are skills that employers are looking for and will help boost your resume.

After a student passes the course, he or she will receive a Certified Peer Educator certification and a letter of recommendation.

Sessions will be held:

  • Monday, January 6, 2019
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2019
  • Thursday, January 9, 2019
  • Friday, January 10, 2019

All session times are from 9 a.m. to NOON.  Students must attend all 12 hours to receive certification.

Students must RSVP, as space is limited.  Contact Amanda Zika, to reserve your spot!

Read more about the program.