Planning and Implementing Peer Support Systems


Use this 6-step process to plan and implement successful peer support systems in your school.

  • Step 1: Planning Team
    • Who will serve on the planning team?
    • What are the goals of the program?
  • Step 2: Program Procedures
    • Who will coordinate the program?
    • What is the name of the program?
  • Step 3: Recruit and Select Peers
    • Who requires peer assistance?
    • Who will create job descriptors?
  • Step 4: Train Peer Tutors
    • What content should be contained in the peer tutor training?
  • Step 5: Implement the Program
    • What is the timeframe?
    • Who will schedule peers?
    • Who will monitor implementation?
  • Step 6: Evaluate the Program
    • When will surveys be distributed?
    • When will results be published?

Download the Peer Support Systems worksheet here

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