Students Helping Students: A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses, 2nd Edition
July 2010, Jossey-Bass
Foreword (John N. Gardner).
About the Authors.
1 Peer Educators on the College Campus.
2 Student Maturation and the Impact of Peers.
3 Enhancing Cultural Proficiency.
4 Interpersonal Communication Skills: Creating the Helping Interaction.
5 Problem Solving with Individuals.
6 Understanding Group Process.
7 Leading Groups Effectively.
8 Strategies for Academic Success.
9 Using Campus Resources and Referral Techniques.
10 Ethics and Strategies for Good Practice
11 Examples of Peer Education Programs in Higher Education.
Fred B. Newton is director of counseling services and professor of counseling and educational psychology at Kansas State University. He teaches courses in student personnel/student development, counseling theories and practicum, group theories and practicum, peer counseling, leadership training, stress management, and performance enhancement.
Steven C. Ender is president of Grand Rapids Community College. During his more than 30 years in higher education, Dr. Ender has held numerous teaching, counseling, and administrative positions and has published extensively in refereed journals as well as textbooks. Dr. Ender serves on the Economic and Workforce Development Commission of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Lifelong Learning Commission of the American Council on Education, and the board of the National Junior College Athletic Association as a presidential representative.
“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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