Why Peer Mentoring?
Peer mentoring involves providing support and resources to a peer from someone who's "been there." Research has shown that peer mentoring benefits both Mentors and Mentees. Peer mentoring can provide students with concussion an honest and empathetic experience to support their recovery and may be especially effective in supporting students with concussion who may:
What is a Peer Mentor?
SUCCESS program Peer Mentors are college students who have had a complex concussion and successfully navigated the return to school. Mentors serve as a role model for recovery and help aid Peer Mentees in their re-entry to learning. SUCCESS program Mentors are provided with training and matched with a Mentee of similar interests and experiences. SUCCESS Mentors then meet with Mentees, either in person or through our app, to provide support and resources.
What is a Peer Mentee?
SUCCESS program Peer Mentees are college students who have recently experienced a concussion and are seeking care through Shepherd Center's Complex Concussion Clinic. Peer Mentees are matched with a Mentor of similar interests and experiences. SUCCESS Mentees meet with Mentors, either in person or through our app, to receive support and learn about resources.