Peer Educators are highly knowledgeable, well-resourced students who teach, guide, and promote health and wellbeing at Wake Forest University. With support from the University Counseling Center and Safe Office, The Office of Wellbeing, serves as the center for peer education on campus. Below is a list of all the peer education groups housed within the Office of Wellbeing along with information on how to get involved.

Benefits of Being a WFU Peer Educator

  • Make a difference in the health and wellbeing of the WFU campus community through purposeful educational and advocacy efforts
  • Become a Nationally Certified Peer Educator through NASPA BACCHUS Initiatives
  • Access to funding to host programs and events
  • Engage in specialty trainings:
    • 8 Dimensions of Wellbeing
    • The Body Project
    • Stress Management
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Sexual health
    • Resilience & Self-compassion
  • Increase leadership and professional development:
    • Leading engaging presentations
    • Public speaking skills
    • Resume development
    • Program planning and development
    • Health promotion, education, and advocacy

If you are interested in learning more about the WFU Certified Peer Educator program, please contact the Program Advisor, Marian Trattner at trattnm@wfu.edu.