WORKING TITLE: W&J WE Wellness Educator Internship

 

APPLICATION procedure: Return or mail to the Student Health and Counseling Services Ce nter ,

Ground Floor New Res Hall

 

To apply, please complete:

        the application form,

        the self-evaluation

 

TIME COMMITMENT: An average of 1-2 hours per week for the academic year 2015-2016.

 

 

MISSION :

 

As a component of the Student Health & Counseling Service’s Consultation and Outreach efforts, the Peer Educator Program trains undergraduate students to provide wellness outreach and prevention programs and services to the W&J student body.

 

**INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Participate in the Certified Peer Educator Training Program
  • Participate in bi-weekly training/supervision sessions.
  • Provide consultation, education, programming services to various student groups.
  • Assist in assessing student need as relates to prevention and education services.
  • Provide/assist with workshops and other educational outreach activities.
  • Gather or develop educational materials as needed
  • Promote the services of the Student Health & Counseling Service and the Peer Program.

 

**TRAINING

 

The training topics will include:

  • Understanding the goals and functions of the Student Health & Counseling Service.
  • Outreach and wellness education.
  • Workshop design and presentation.
  • College student development.
  • Developing a wellness model.
  • Diversity – awareness, knowledge, appreciation.
  • Communication skills.
  • Program development.

 

**Listings are not all-inclusive.


Washington & Jefferson College

Student Counseling Service

PEER EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

 

 

Full Name:  ______________________________________________________________________

 

Date :                                                                                 

 

Local Address: Permanent Address:

 

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Phone (     )______________________ Phone (     )_____________________________

 

Email  _________________________ Email  _________________________________

 

Educational Background:

 

School/Major_________________________________________GPA_______________

 

Current Status:  Fresh ________Soph ________Jr ________Sr ________

 

Expected Date of Graduation________________________________________________

 

Other Universities or Colleges attended if any:

 

Dates         Major Degree Conferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work History (include paid and unpaid experiences)

Dates of       Reason for

                     Employer                  Job Description               Employment           leaving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional:  Please feel free to attach a resume to the application.  However , please also complete the entire application.

List any professional affiliations/memberships:

 

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Career objective(s) if known:___________________________________________________

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List or describe any relevant coursework:

 

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Relevant college and or community activities: ______________________________________

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How did you hear about the Peer Educator Internship Program? ________________________

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Signature of Applicant: ___________________________________Date:_________________


COUNSELING CENTER PEER EDUCATOR

SELF EVALUATION AND ESSAY STATEMENT

 

 

Name:___________________________________________________________________

 

 

1.  Please evaluate yourself on the following characteristics.  Questions pertaining to your rating may be asked during the interview process. The hope will be to aid you in using your strengths, while growing in areas you wish to improve, and balancing the strengths of the group as a whole.

 

 

(Needs improvement) (Outstanding)

Organization skills 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Communication skills 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

(public speaking)

 

Ability to work as part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

of a team

 

Initiative 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Follow through 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Leadership skills 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Maturity 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Accepts responsibility 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Uses good judgment 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

Creativity 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

 

 

  1. Essay Statement: On a separate sheet of paper, please attach a short typed essay responding to both (a) and (b).

 

  1. Describe why you want to be in the Counseling Service’s Peer Educator Internship Program. 

 

  1. From the list of characteristics above, state which two (2) qualities you feel are most important to being a Peer Educator and describe prior experiences in which you have demonstrated these characteristics.