• PEER HELPERS  MOUNTAIN BROOK JUNIOR HIGH

    In 1993, the National Peer Helpers Association defined peer helping as, “a variety of supportive services initiated by peers in diverse settings. Peers are individuals who share common characteristics and experiences.”

    Qualities of a Peer Helper

    National Association of Peer Program Professionals (NAPPP) states,  

    “The characteristics sought among prospective peer helpers are:

    Caring

    Acceptance

    Genuineness

    Understanding

    Helpfulness

    Trustworthiness

    Concern for others

    Ability to listen

    Potential to serve as a potential role model.”

    (NAPPP © 2010)

     Sponsors:  The Counseling Department - Sharon Lyerly, Casey Lancaster & Jana Lee

    NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

     The Mountain Brook School system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in any of its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Dr. Dale Wisely—Director of Student Services; Dr. Susan Cole—Personnel Director; Dr. Missy Brooks—Director of Instruction; Mrs. Shannon Mundy—Special Education Director (Section 504) Contact Information: 32 Vine Street, Mountain Brook, AL 35213, 205-871-4608