By the end of the session participants will be able to:
- identify the qualities of an effective Peer Support Relationship
- recognise the principles of peer support
- identify effective communication techniques
- demonstrate awareness of personal and professional boundaries with peers including confidentiality. personal disclosure and child and vulnerable adult protection
- employ personal stories of recovery to support others
- recognise ways in which recovery can be supported. facilitated and hindered
- demonstrate application of key peer support skills
- describe the requirements of the role of a peer worker supporting groups and delivering one-to-one support
- recognise effective groupwork facilitation techniques
- identify techniques for managing nerves
- recognise strategies for managing group behaviour
- demonstrate a peer-led group work session
- describe self-care strategies they can apply in their role as a peer supporter.
People who use services, peer workers, peer educators and volunteers.
Commissioned – please contact Richard Bloodworth (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.