The Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a diverse group of U.Va. students trained to educate their classmates about college lifestyle and wellness issues in a positive, interactive, fun, and nonjudgmental manner. Comprehensive training prepares the PHEs to provide confidential patient education sessions; facilitate dynamic outreach programs; encourage physical, mental, and spiritual health; create informative awareness events; and promote community support to create a healthy campus culture. The Peer Health Educators are dedicated to providing education and community support with sensitivity to race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and individual capabilities.
Requirements for Application and Acceptance: You must be either a first or second year to apply for the position, and be able to take the 3-credit training course in the fall of 2016 (EDHS 324: Concepts of Peer Health Education), offered through the Curry School.
Information Sessions:Dates and times recently updated. See Facebook page for details >
Applications due by Sunday, March 6th at 5:00 pm. To learn more about the program and apply, go to: http://www.virginia.edu/studenthealth/peer/info.html#descrip