Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach is an innovative curriculum that explores ways to create mutually supportive relationships where both parties learn and grow together. It includes appendices for peer support warm-lines, peer-run respite programs, and resources for peers working in the mental health system. Topics include:
What is peer support?
The four tasks and three principles
First contact and language
Developing trauma - informed and mutually responsible relationships
Working with challenging situations and negotiating conflict
Self-care/relational care/work care
Peer support competencies and values
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