Peer Programs

Author: Judith A. Tindall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135896925
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The Peer Power Program is a peer training program designed for middle, high school, and higher education students, focusing on 8 core skills: Attending, Empathizing, Summarizing, Questioning, Genuineness, Assertiveness, Confrontation, and Problem Solving. Through a series of exercises, games, and self-awareness techniques, youth and adults involved in the program can gain the basic communication and mediation skills necessary to effectively help their peers. An overview of peer helping, Peer Programs explains the value of and techniques for helping non-professionals learn to help others one-on-one, in small groups and in groups of classroom size. Intended to be of use to those responsible for planning, implementing and/or administering peer programs, this text should also convince those who are not directly involved that peer helping is a worthwhile undertaking – reducing drug and alcohol abuse, dropouts, violence and conflict, HIV and AIDS, pregnancy, stress and negative peer pressure. New features of this edition include: updated rationale for peer programs updated highlights from current evaluation added professionalism- CPPE. Certified Program, Programmatic Standards, Rubric and others CD of forms to customize for all phases of the Peer Program step-by-step guide of new and current programs This book is an indispensable guide for learning important aspects of training peer helpers and as a resource book for a wide range of professional peer helpers, such as: administrators; managers; teachers; counselors; ministers; religious educators; social workers; psychologists; human resource personnel and others in the helping professions.

Evaluation Of Peer And Prevention Programs

Author: David R. Black
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136894705
Size: 61.91 MB
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Whether you are responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating peer and prevention programs or simply an outside consultant or evaluator, this book will be an essential guide for your work. This user-friendly training manual provides a blueprint of a step-by-step approach to setting-up an evaluation program that guides you through the planning, development, implementation, data collection, and organization stages, and then communicating the results to others. The authors establish a rationale for program evaluation, explaining how it differs from research, and discuss ways to align the vision, mission, and goals of a program. They then describe several approaches to evaluation and methods for successfully collecting and analyzing data. Methods for reporting the results are also considered and numerous forms and charts are provided to assist with and illustrate the organization, evaluation, and reporting of data. An accompanying CD contains guidelines, handouts, and forms that can be reproduced for your own use in evaluation.

Peer Power

Author: Judith A. Tindall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135897069
Size: 48.90 MB
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The Peer Power Program is a peer training program designed for middle, high school, and higher education students, focusing on 8 core skills: Attending, Empathizing, Summarizing, Questioning, Genuineness, Assertiveness, Confrontation, and Problem Solving. Through a series of exercises, games, and self-awareness techniques, youth and adults involved in the program can gain the basic communication and mediation skills necessary to effectively help their peers. The professional strategies book provides the program leader/facilitator with clear and easy to follow guidelines for implementing the Peer Power Program. Picking up where Book One left off, the leader's guide to Book Two proceeds through the same series of Modules that are found in the Book Two Student Workbook. For each exercise in the student Workbook, this leader's guide provides instructions for introducing and implementing the exercise, time and material requirements, description of its purpose and goal, and application assignments. Equipped with the professional strategies book, the program leader (teacher, school counselor, juvenile center officer, mental health professional, and human resource professional) can quickly and confidently work through the Peer Power curriculum.

Peer Power Book One

Author: Judith A. Tindall
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113589714X
Size: 47.32 MB
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The Peer Power Program is a peer training program designed for middle, high school, and higher education students, focusing on 8 core skills: Attending, Empathizing, Summarizing, Questioning, Genuineness, Assertiveness, Confrontation, and Problem Solving. Through a series of exercises, games, and self-awareness techniques, youth and adults involved in the program can gain the basic communication and mediation skills necessary to effectively help their peers. Peer Power, Book One, Workbook brings the participating students through first of all understanding their role as a peer helper, understanding themselves based on much of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the Asset Building Model. Next, it takes the participant through eight core skills. The last part of the book indicates strategies for implementing peer work into practice. These strategies include limits setting through ethical guidelines, taking care of themselves, conflict resolving skills and putting peer helping into action. The Workbook provides clear instructions for the skills-focused, guided exercises, in a format that is accessible and enjoyable for students in the Peer Power Program.

Ten Steps To A Results Based Monitoring And Evaluation System

Author: Jody Zall Kusek
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821389076
Size: 20.78 MB
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.

How To Plan And Implement A Peer Coaching Program

Author: Pamela Robbins
Publisher: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum
ISBN: 9780871201843
Size: 59.90 MB
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Introduces peer coaching, provides a rationale for using peer coaching to help teachers work collaboratively to improve their skills, looks at the factors that affect program success, and explains how to plan and maintain a peer coaching program.

Health Promotion Programs

Author: Carl I. Fertman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119163358
Size: 20.29 MB
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Comprehensive coverage, real-world issues, and a focus on the practical aspects of health promotion Health Promotion Programs combines theory and practice to deliver a comprehensive introduction to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs. Presenting an overview of best practices from schools, health care organizations, workplaces, and communities, this book offers clear, practical guidance with an emphasis on hands-on learning. This new second edition has been updated to include discussion on today's important issues, including health equity, the Affordable Care Act, big data, E-health, funding, legislation, financing, and more. New coverage includes programs for underserved priority populations at a geographically-diverse variety of sites, and new practice and discussion questions promote engagement on highly-relevant topics. Public health is a critical aspect of any society, and health promotion programs play an important role. This book provides clear instruction, practical guidance, and multiple avenues to deeper investigation. Plan health promotion programs from the basis of health theory Gain in-depth insight on new issues and challenges in the field Apply what you're learning with hands-on activities Access digital learning aids and helpful templates, models, and suggestions Designed to promote engagement and emphasize action, this book stresses the importance of doing as a vital part of learning—yet each step of the process is directly traceable to health theory, which provides a firm foundation to support a robust health promotion program. Health Promotion Programs is the essential introductory text for practical, real-world understanding.

Intentional Peer Support

Author: Shery Mead
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692531853
Size: 28.64 MB
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Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach is an innovative curriculum that explores ways to create mutually supportive relationships. It includes appendices for peer support warmlines, peer-run respite programs, and resources for peers working in the mental health system. Topics include:What is Peer Support?The Four Tasks and Three PrinciplesFirst Contact and LanguageListening DifferentlyBuilding Trauma-Informed & Mutually Responsible RelationshipsWorking with Challenging Situations and Negotiating ConflictSelf-Care/Relational Care/Work CareUsing Co-ReflectionPeer Support Competencies and ValuesAnd More...

Peer Power

Author: Cynthia Clay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111822728X
Size: 34.54 MB
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Peer Power "Peer Power is my pocket coach. Useful, insightful, and immediately applicable, the book is a life saver in building business relationships and resolving conflicts." —Pamela J. Schmidt, executive director, ISA – The Association of Learning Providers "Peer Power is a great resource, full of practical suggestions for employees, managers and leaders. Cynthia Clay and Ray Olitt have gone beyond giving us the usual platitudes for dealing with difficult co-workers. Through a series of case studies, they outline specific steps one can take to improve relationships across the board in a company or organization. I highly recommend Peer Power." —Fred Allemann, national learning manager, United States Tennis Association "If you are looking for a practical and engaging book to help you transform your interpersonal relationships, read Peer Power. You will find the key principles and strategies eye opening, simple and powerful. The case studies will help you better understand the dynamics of interpersonal relationships. The cheat sheets and worksheets throughout the book will help you diagnose and devise your own solutions to refine and build your interpersonal relationships at home or at work." —Ghenno Senbetta, learning team leader, US Pipelines and Logistics, BP America, Inc. "This book offers tools for improving interpersonal relationships, with the improvement always starting 'at home.' The content is presented for quick comprehension. Cynthia and Ray have gone to extraordinary lengths to deepen the readers' understanding of each concept and strategy with real life examples, along with questionnaires at the end of each case chapter." —Nancy Scholl, CFO, Wright Hotels, Inc.

Aashto Transportation Asset Management Guide

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Publisher: AASHTO
ISBN: 156051499X
Size: 44.41 MB
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Aims to encourage transportation agencies to address strategic questions as they confront the task of managing the surface transportation system. Drawn form both national and international knowledge and experience, it provides guidance to State Department of Transportation (DOT) decision makers, as well as county and municipal transportation agencies, to assist them in realizing the most from financial resources now and into the future, preserving highway assets, and providing the service expected by customers. Divided into two parts, Part one focuses on leadership and goal and objective setintg, while Part two is more technically oriented. Appendices include work sheets and case studies.