Introduction to Peer Support in the Workplace

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
A 6 hour Training split into 3 sessions
Day 1:
Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM until noon
Day 2:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM until noon
Day 3:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range
To be determined

Host And Instructor

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Robyn Priest
Robyn Priest & Christina Jabalee

Training Overview Description

This introduction to Peer Support in the workplace is a great start to any business owner, employer, and employee. When mental health and mental wellness is top on your list - why not take a look at how Peer Support can help.

Robyn and her company have been instrumental in creating and implementing Peer Support in the following organizations: hospitals, governments, unions, non-profit organizations and businesses.

Event-specific Details

Who should attend?

Anyone supervising peer staff roles, whether you have been doing it for years but have never received training on it, have just begun or are preparing to hire peer staff.

Curriculum includes:

-The definition of peer support
-Peer support values
-What peer support workers are trained on
-How to prepare your agency to implement peer work
-What the responsibilities of a supervisor are
-How to be a change agent
-How to best support peer work authenticity in your agency/organization

Training Facilitated by:
Robyn Priest-International Advisor and Trainer, Centre for Innovation in Peer Support, and Co-Creator, Robyn Priest-Live Your Truth
Christina Jabalee-Director, Centre for Innovation in Peer Support

Aging/Alzheimers and Other Dementia
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Developmental Disabilities
Traumatic Brain Injury
All Administrative Support Services
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Child Welfare
All Developmental Disabilities
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Education K-12 & Postsecondary faculty, staff, and students
All Health Care
All Housing
All Public Safety
All Senior Services
All Substance Abuse
All Tribal Services/Tribal Government

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