Peer education in practice

Elizabeth Harrin (Elizabeth Harrin is a student of English and Linguistics at the University of York)

Health Education

ISSN: 0965-4283

Publication date: 1 August 1997

Abstract

Describes the beginnings of the Peer Education Project in West Sussex. Looks at the aims of the project, the training given in sexual health and substance misuse to the young people involved and their subsequent work in the community. Notes the benefits to the individuals themselves and to their peers. Notes negative effects for the author on a personal level. Suggests a possible future for the project and for the use of peer education generally.

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Citation

Harrin, E. (1997), "Peer education in practice", Health Education, Vol. 97 No. 4, pp. 132-135. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289710167483

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1997, MCB UP Limited

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