Peer Support Worker Training

What topics are covered by the course?

Peer Support and The Peer Relationship
Use of Language and Communication
Surviving and Thriving
Positive Risk Taking and Boundaries
Self-help, Self-management and Self-care

Who should attend?

This course has been developed to facilitate learning for people with lived experience who wish to act in the role of a Peer Support Worker either in a voluntary or paid capacity.

What will I be able to do on completion?

The candidates who successfully complete this course will:

Explore the development of the recovery approach in mental health
Define and understand peer support and its role in recovery
Describe and explain the key concepts of formalised peer support
Apply a range of theories and concepts in the peer support role
Develop relationships based on peer support principles
Understand perspectives of the work role

How will I be assessed?

Completing a portfolio over the course of 12 weeks.

This course takes place over 12 weeks on Saturday afternoons. Practical experience opportunities are available on Saturday mornings, these are optional but recommended.

Guide Price: 75

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Health & Medical »
Duration: 12 Weeks
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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