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Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Delivering this programme successfully requires a strong partnership across the staff, employer and Careerforce according to Bentham. “Critical to completion of this 120-credit qualification is…

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Lived experience crucial in peer support

https://t.co/v8xnQej7vY — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) May 14, 2020 The following two African men explained the benefit of HIV-specific groups: “Here, you get a lot of…

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Minister for Health David Clarke said that, as a country, we need to do more to support people in distress

https://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/article/undoctored/whitireia-and-kites-trust-offer-first-ever-nz-qual-peer-support-workers “Just last week, Minister for Health David Clarke said that, as a country, we need to do more to support people in distress, and…

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I learned about recovery, not just medication.

http://bit.ly/2QPyyWc Later, she got a job with ‘Shine’ a mental health support group and having trained with them, worked with the organisation for 18 years….

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What is Peer Support ? A meeting of equals in pursuit of healing.

What is Peer Support ?

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“Peer support”: a “reciprocal process, people with shared experiences support each other’s healing

http://bit.ly/36Rqyeu Since its origins during the late 1980s, the use of peer specialists in traditional mental health agencies has grown tremendously. There are now an…

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Peer Support Practice Guidelines

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Intentional Peer Support Program used at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

http://bit.ly/2lUNYfO Spreading hope behind prison walls and in the darkest places of restricted housing-that’s the goal of a new peer support program at the Nebraska…

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Power of Peer Support Services – in mental health and addiction

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/assets/ResourceFinder/MHC-power-of-peer-support-services.pdf Personal choice For each person the journey of mental distress or addiction and how they achieve recovery, is unique; this means services need to…

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Preserving the values of user-led peer support in the context of professionalising peer support.

http://www.survivor-research.com/component/content/article/24-highlights/publications/99-the-freedom-to-be-the-chance-to-dream A study examining the importance of preserving the values and ethos of user-led peer support and self-help in the context of new policies to…

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