National Peer Helpers Association Conference

Posted by on November 14, 2003

[posted from National Service-Learning listserv]

Founded in 1984, the National Peer Helpers Association (NPHA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide leadership and promote excellence in the field of peer helping. With members throughout the world, NPHA has become the preeminent international support organiza-tion for peer helping professionals.

NPHA is dedicated to promoting excellence in the peer resource field. Its membership is adult professionals that are responsible for peer programs. Since peer programs currently exist in schools, social service agencies, faith communities, geographic communities, nursing homes and youth organizations, the NPHA membership is composed of representative from many populations. The largest representation of NPHA members is from the K-12 school and higher education population.

The peer programs that the National Peer Helpers Associations supports have various names such as peer helping, peer counseling, peer ministry, peer education, peer leadership, peer health education, peer mediators, peer tutoring, peer mentoring and other names.

NPHA will be hosting its 18th annual conference, June 24-29, 2004 at the Downtown Hilton, Austin, TX

If you are interested in presenting at the NPHA annual conference, please click on the link that follows to access the call for program form. If you have questions, you may also call toll-free phone: 877-314-7337

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