Wellness and Prevention Education
CARE Peer Educators
Active involvement of student leaders, student organizations and the general student body are critical components in the success of the CARE program.
To provide education, prevention, and response programs related to sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence.
Peer Educators also work with community organizations and agencies to promote social change, such as The East Texas Crisis Center, Step Up and others.
Membership is open to any UT Tyler student, faculty, or staff. Members may wish to complete "Safety Net" training to learn how to respond in the incident of an assault. Members may also wish to complete Certified Peer Educator Training provided during the summer (as requested by group). Students who wish to attend training are eligible to be nationally certified through the BACCHUS Network as a peer educator.
For more information visit Interpersonal Violence or contact
Samantha Dwight at 903.566.7067.