The University Counseling Center Peer Education Program consists of seven nationally certified BACCHUS Network peer educators who are committed to improving the well-being of Grand Valley students through education, outreach, and referral. Click here to learn more about the BACCHUS Network.
Peer educators receive ongoing professional development on topics relevant to their needs, the needs of the University Counseling Center, and the needs of the larger student body. Among other areas, they are trained in intervention strategies, listening skills, programming and presentation skills, multiculturalism, self-care, campus resources, and appropriate boundaries.
Provide Outreach Programming
Participate in National Screening Day Events
Promote Social Justice
If you would like peer educators to present for your student group or organization, please fill out a request for outreach programming and indicate your interest in peer education in the Comments section. You can access the request form HERE. If you would like to have peer educators represent the University Counseling Center at an event or program, please click on the Tabling Request tab above.
For more information please contact
the Peer Education Coordinator
at 616-331-3266 or