Peer Prevention Educators (called CAPE) are UMass Lowell students who believe in the power of early intervention, awareness and bystander education. They have a desire and passion to stop sexual violence and support positive mental health through education and awareness. Learn more about who the CAPEs are here.
Yes! We spend time with our peer educators offering them training in a variety of content areas including:
Training sessions are a combination of national best practice models and others that are tailored for UMass Lowell.
The role of the Prevention Educators will be to promote education and awareness around sexual violence and mental health awareness.This will be done through different avenues such as workshops, programs and social media.
The expectation of a Prevention Educator is that they commit to three semesters - Spring 2018 through Spring 2019. It is asked that they have the ability to commit eighty-five hours over the course of each semester to the Prevention program.
Send an email to: Kate_Legee@uml.edu