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Preconception Peer Educators (PPE) Certification Process

Certificate 1: This certificate will be given to students who participate in the Level 1, basic PPE training focused on preconception health and infant mortality prevention. 

Figure 1PPE Level 1 Certificate
Title: Certificate 1 - Description: This certificate will be given to students who participate in the Level 1, basic PPE training focused on preconception health and infant mortality prevention.

Certificate 2: This certificate will be awarded to students who complete the PPE Level 1 basic training and complete required activities including webinars.  Students who complete all required activities will be certified as a Preconception Peer Educator

Figure 2PPe Level 2 Certificate
Title: Certificate 2 - Description: This certificate will be awarded to students who complete the PPE Level 1 basic training and complete required activities including webinars.  Students who complete all required activities will be certified as a Preconception Peer Educator.

Required Activities:  In order to be certified as a PPE, (after the training) students must complete the following requirements.Please note requirements may vary and be determined at the discretion of the faculty adviser:

Student must be affiliated with an active PPE program and within the course of a year be involved in:

  1. One (1) Recruitment event
  2. One (1) Training event
  3. Two (2) Campus activities
  4. One (1) Community activities
  5. Webinars: must attend a minimum of 6 live or 8 archived sessions

**                   Certified PPEs must undergo a “refresher” course every 2 years in order to maintain up- to- date on statistics and other data around the curriculum.

Events and activities include (but are not limited to): 

Preconception Health Week, Minority Health Month, Infant Mortality Awareness Month, screenings, discussion series, engaging school health centers, collaboration with other campus groups, Greek organization activities such as: Delta Sigma Theta  prematurity initiative, Zeta  Phi Beta Bowling for Babies, fundraisers, Health fairs, attending/presenting at conferences, working with schools (charter/private school), HOSA, working/participating/volunteering at existing community events. 

Notification of Certification Eligibility:

At the end of the year, Faculty Advisors should submit a list of students who have completed all required activities and are eligible for certification. Include student emails and upcoming school year status (freshman, sophomore, etc.) as well.

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