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Peer Counselor Management


Participants will be able to train new breastfeeding peer counselors.


This class is intended for Texas WIC staff who will be implementing or managing a Peer Counselor Program. Hospitals interested in starting a Peer Counselor Program at their facility should contact Kristina Arrieta for more information. Attendees will need to bring a laptop with Windows 2007 or higher and PowerPoint. 

Dates & Location

This class will be offered twice each year, usually January and July, with approximately 6 months between class dates; depending on instructor and room availability. Please visit the registration site for available dates.


Kristina Arrieta, MPH, IBCLC
Peer Counselor Coordinator
Department of State Health Services
Austin, Texas

Continuing Education Contact Hours:

This class will no longer offer contact hours.

Register for a class.*

Questions about Peer Counseling or the Peer Counselor Management please contact:

Kristina Arrieta

(512) 341-4593
Email: Kristina Arrieta

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Last updated December 19, 2016