Duration: 5 days

Dates: 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th of November 2019

Summary:

Peer workers, like in any professional discipline, need quality, standardised training and ongoing professional development. Through extensive research and co-design, SHARC has developed Peer Worker Training.  This comprehensive training provides a vital knowledge base for peer workers, and ensures that the peer workforce has a discipline-specific framework.

Audience:

This training is designed for current peer workers, emerging peer workers and consumers interested in participating in peer work.

Outline:

The SHARC Peer Worker Training seeks to:

  • Educate peer workers around the concepts and core competencies of the peer work discipline
  • Assist peer workers to apply best practice peer work in formalised settings
  • Offer an Intentional Peer Support (IPS) lens to the peer work discipline
  • Increase confidence and develop skills in communication and navigating relational parameters
  • Develop understandings of ethical practice and workplace legislative requirements
  • Empower peer workers to advocate for the discipline and manage their own wellbeing and development needs
  • Prepare peer workers to work across a number of domains, remaining ‘peer’ within clinical governance frameworks

Cost:

$1100 per person

To inquire or register please contact peersupport@sharc.org.au

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