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Free Empowerment Workshop!

Authors of the Book "Hear Me Roar" Jennifer Cassetta & Lindsey Smith will be at UD on Sat, Jan. 31st providing this FREE workshop designed to enhance self-confidence, positive body image, verbal & physical self-defense, and overall empowerment.  10am-3pm with lunch provided. Sponsored by Housing & Residence Life. Registration is required: http://bit.ly/HearMeRoarsignup

Training Information

TRAINING IS ESSENTIAL AND REQUIRED for becoming a member of Pow! Training will focus on a variety of material, including health information, programming skill development, and values clarification.

SPRING 2014 PEER EDUCATOR TRAINING will be held on April 11-13th, 2014, and topical breakout sessions have will be held at the times & dates listed below. Training is MANDATORY.

Pow! General Training:

Friday, April 11, 2014, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, April 12, 2014 , 9:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday, April 13, 2014, Noon - 6:00pm

ABIDE & SUGAR Breakout Trainings:

After the general peer educator training weekend, each new member will select a topic of focus and attend the mandatory breakout training sessions for this specialty area. The choices are:

SUGAR: Sexual Understanding, Growth, Awareness & Responsibility - peer education about safer sex, STDs, sexual communication, etc. SUGAR Breakout Trainings will be held at 6:00pm-8:00pm on Thurs. April 17th & Thurs, April 24th.

ABIDE: About Body Image & Disordered Eating -- peer education about body image, disordered eating, fitness & nutrition. ABIDE Breakout Trainings will be held at 6:00pm-8:00pm on Wed, April 16th & Wed, April 23rd.

MEETINGS: After training concludes, though not mandatory, peer educators are expected to attend weekly meetings. This Spring, Pow! meetings are on Thursday nights and include free dinner. Each semester the meeting schedule is determined based on the best availability of members.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to attend ALL TRAINING SESSIONS (general + your specialty breakout trainings) in order to participate in Pow!

Application Deadline is March 7, 2014, by 5:00pm. If you missed the deadline and would still like to apply, call Student Wellness & Health Promotion at 302-831-3457 and ask to speak to Nancy Chase as soon as possible to inquire about submitting a late application.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Sat, January 31st, 10:00am-3:00pm
Hear Me Roar! Workshop with Guest Speakers: Jennifer Cassetta & Lindsey Smith, authors of Hear Me Roar
Perkins Student Center
Shred negativity in your life. Learn how to defend your mind, body and heart. Focus on positive body image, gain self-confidence and empower yourself! Workshop is free and lunch will be provided, but space is limited so you must pre-register at: bit.ly/HearMeRoarsignup Made possible by an Enliven grant from the UD Provost. Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life. See the flyer.