Peer support is a system of giving and receiving help based on key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful.
(Based on work by Shery Mead)
Intentional Peer Support Training
Comcare Peer Services Intentional Peer Support Training Programmes facilitated by accredited trainers. We are also able to adapt this training for organisations to provide Intentional Peer Support training specific for their situation and needs.
The key areas covered in the 30 hour training programmes are:
Some feedback from people who have completed the training programme:
"Found training wonderful, supportive and helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed."
"I'm glad it was over a period of time — the length of time allowed me to take it all in."
"To get a bunch of people with varying experiences, levels of wellness and education to understand Peer Support in 12 weeks was a challenge and you did a great job."
"Inspirational. Has been life changing."