PEER SUPPORT SPACES
PEER SUPPORT is:
EMPOWERING • COMPASSIONATE • SKILLED
Help that anyone can provide -any time
PEER SUPPORT is for:
Peer Support SPACES Training
Developed by internationally-recognized experts in peer support, SPACES offers a solid grounding in values, skills, and methods of supporting others and provides multiple opportunities to practice those techniques in a neutral, safe environment focused on mutual learning. Our online multidisciplinary process supports people of all abilities and cultures to becomes skilled peer supporters worldwide.
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WHAT MAKES PEER SUPPORT SPACES unique?
Peer Support SPACES are the intentional spaces that we create and care for, in order to meet others on an equal basis and provide great support, regardless of the situation. PEER SUPPORT SPACES Training is a tightly structured learning experience that helps anyone gain the essential skills and knowledge to do this well, so they can be truly helpful for friends, co-workers and/or even customers. Perfect for industry, residence staff and college students, employee wellness programs or anyone who wants to be able to show up for their peers in exceptional ways.
No prior experience required for this 10-hour course that combines self-directed online material and live sessions to develop skills and confidence
Peer Support SPACES Online Training Program
Developed and delivered by internationally-recognized experts in peer support, SPACES offers a solid grounding in values, principles and techniques of supporting others on a peer basis and provides multiple opportunities to practice those techniques in a neutral, safe environment.
What Participants Learn:
o What makes peer support special? Who is a peer?
o Peer Support Values and Ethics
o Connecting and Supportive listening techniques
o How to be fully present in peer-to-peer interactions
o Effective and appropriate use of your own experiences
o How to avoid the advice-giving and the therapy “danger zone”
o Empowering language that supports growth and positive action
… and much more!
What is the learning experience?
SPACES self-directed content is delivered through an intuitive online learning platform
incorporating videos, slide presentations, talk-throughs and exercises, Learners also
participate in 2 experiential two-hour skills sessions with the faculty via Zoom.
Who Should Participate?
Peer Support SPACES training is an invaluable tool for leaders and communities seeking
solutions to combat loneliness, isolation and distress– including colleges and university
staff and students, health- and social services providers, members of faith communities,
support group volunteers, those considering professional peer specialist careers and certification, and any one who wants to be able to ‘be there’ for others.
At present PS SPACES is provided on a private contract basis to organizations, educational and government institutions, and private industry. To inquire write firstname.lastname@example.org
PEER SUPPORT SPACES
SUPPORT FOR MANY PEOPLE IN MANY FORMS
“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” ~Abraham Maslow