9 classes x 2 hours and fifteen minutes
This course is currently unavailable.
Completion of all three Level-One courses is required to participate. Kindly send a note to be placed on the waiting list.
“Peer support is emotional and practical support between two people who share a common experience, such as a mental health challenge or illness. A Peer Supporter has lived through that similar experience, and is trained to support others.”
Peer Supporters listen, provide emotional support, and most importantly, inspire hope. Adapted from: http://peersupportcanada.ca/
The Trained Facilitators of ADHD Toronto to use the professionally prepared and researched material provided on Peer Support Training from CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association) to provide exceptional training to prepare Peer Supporters to best support other Peers adequately.
With the prerequisite of the three Level One Courses and 10 free one hour Peer sessions, participants have greater mastery with the skill set in supporting others as well as allowing themselves the opportunity to thrive more in life. Graduates of this course will have the chance to give back to fellow peers by being skilful Peer Supporters. Additional preparatory work can be added toward becoming Registered Peer Supporters, through Peer Support Canada, a program under CMHA.