Centerforce’s Peer Health Education Program is offering two new classes: a 12-week series of health classes that lead to becoming a Peer Health Educator and a drop-in health class.
The Peer Health Educator Classes are on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 in the Peer Room in the Old Laundry Building on the Lower Yard.
- The Tuesday class cover the following topics:
- Introduction to Peer Health Education
- Health and Self-Awareness
- Cultural Awareness and Humility
- How Individuals Change Behavior
- Introduction to the Immune System
- Overview of HIV and AIDS
- Overview of Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Liver Basics
- Overview of Viral Hepatitis A, B, and C
- Overview of Tuberculosis (TB)
- Communication and Presentation Skills
Centerforce requires a commitment from all participants to attend the entire12-week period and to have an interest in Peer Health Education. After completing the entire training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Chrono.
The drop-in health class is on Wednesdays from 10:30 to noon and covers a wide range of health topics. The drop-in style class is open to anyone in the General Population who wants to learn more about health related issues and topics.
Questions regarding these classes can be directed to Centerforce Peer Health Educators: