The Peer Support Workers of 2016

Edward De Jesus is an author, youth workforce developer, and does iron man triations! He wrote a novel called, “MAKIN’ IT.” In this novel he describes how Peer Support workers can get on a level with youth that teachers simply cannot. The peer support worker program is an extremely trans-formative. because it not pnly eaches the kids but alo the staff. The staff learn how to become more interactive and teach. Because of the small age gap between the students and staff yjey have more i  commoon fot example they can relate to fasion, music, and even the culture.

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