• Peer Strength Stamp SmallAre you a wondering what it would take to become a support worker?
  • Are you a person who has experienced mental illness and have a lived experience of recovery?
  • Do you have a desire to help others?

This course just might be for you! We’ll show you just what being a support worker is about and discuss study options and pathways. The course costs $50 and includes a workbook.

Our next course

Next information morning: Monday 15th October 10am start until 2pm

Next course commences: Monday 22nd October 9.30am – 3.30pm, running for six consecutive Mondays. The course ends on Monday 26th November.

Check out the flyer for the course here.

Topics include:

  • Recovery Principles
  • Types of Peer Work
  • Understanding Mental Illness
  • Workplace Communication and Culture
  • Working with Small Groups
  • Goal Setting
  • The Peer Worker–Client Relationship
  • Conducting a Presentation
  • Looking After Your Health
  • Self-Management
  • Stigma
  • Sharing Your Experience Safely
  • Debriefing
  • Mental Health Services; acronyms, jargon and resources

If you’d like to talk to someone or put your name down for the next course, please contact:

Participants for the course are selected from the people who have attended the Information Session and completed the Application Form.

We look forward to meeting you.

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