Courses, Workshops and Meeting
Peer Work Course
Next Online Course starts: TBD
Next In Person Course starts: TDB
Where: City Centre Venue TBD
This course is weekly, for 5 weeks. It is suitable for people who would like to learn more about using their own experience of recovery in an intentional way to accompany other people through their journeys.
Over the 5 weeks we aim to create a safe peer space for reflection and discussion so that participants can explore ideas relating to mental health peer work.
As well as the 3 hours each week in the course, participants should also expect to spend 1-2 hours a week on self study, reflective exercises and preparation for the coming week.
This course is suitable for people who would like to learn more about using their own experience of recovery in an intentional way to accompany other people through their journeys.
Session 1 – Recovery
Session 2 – Peer Work, values, boundaries
Session 3 – Trauma
Session 4 – Power and sharing your story
Session 5 – Strengths, listening, attachment and endings
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Peer Support Group Facilitators’ Meet Up
Date: Wednesday 29 March 10-11am
A regular meeting for Edinburgh’s Peer Support Group Facilitators.
This space is for people who facilitate peer support groups in Edinburgh. At these meetings we share challenges related to facilitating peer support groups, find solutions together, share resources and learn from each other. It’s peer support for the peers supporters! If you’d like to come along please email email@example.com.
Workshop – Facilitating Peer Support Groups
This workshop is for Peer Facilitators and people who would like to become Peer Facilitators based in Edinburgh
In this workshop we will look at –
- Building a safe and accessible space
- Coping with challenges and managing risk
- Self care for peer supporters
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Date: Please email for next date
These meetings are open to current peer practitioners in Edinburgh (paid or voluntary)
The peer forum is for people working or volunteering in a role that uses lived experience. It is a protected space to come together, share experiences and work to address issues that are important in peer roles. To attend or find out more please get in touch – email@example.com.
We may also use the points raised to direct the work of the Peer Community if directed by Peer Forum members.
Peer Community Steering Group
Date: First Monday of the month
These meetings are open to representatives of Edinburgh based peer practitioners/ peer spaces.
The Peer Community Steering Group is an open meeting held each month to share and discuss updates on peer practice in Edinburgh and to steer the direction of the activities of the Peer Community.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend