AIDS Peer Educators
AIDS Peer Education addresses issues of HIV transmission and risk reduction, including identifying opportunities to discuss risk and promote risk reduction, and supporting the process of behavior change. The core of the preparation is a two-course, two semester sequence for which students earn a total of 6-credits. Contact Marissa Jeffers for more information.
CHILL Peer Health Educators
CHILL is an upper-division, 6-credit internship (three credits per semester, two semester commitment) that trains students to develop and present experiential workshops, along with other various health outreach programs. CHILL Peer Educators focuses on topics such as depression, anxiety, stress management, suicide prevention, healthy relationships, and more.
CHOICE Peer Health Educators
CHOICE is an upper-division, 6-credit internship (three credits per semester, two semester commitment) that trains students to develop and present experiential workshops, along with other various health outreach programs. CHOICE Peer Educators focuses on topics such as safer sex, STDs, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition.
Diversity Peer Educators
Diversity Peer Education (DPE) is a 3-credit internship. Diversity Peer Educators are taught how to educate their respective communities on a variety of diversity issues. Class participation and public speaking skills are essential.
"Swallow This" Peer Educators
Students dramatically portray the real life alcohol and other drug related experiences of SBU students as a way of educating on the consequences of misuse, abuse, and dependence. This is a 3-credit, full year commitment that requires auditions through the theater department.