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Youth Peer support Worker Training

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YSB Head Office

2675 Queensview Drive

Ottawa, ON K2B 8K2

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YSB invites you to come participate in a Youth Peer Support Worker training presented by Psychiatric Survivors Ottawa. In this training we will learn how to increase our abilities to provide emotional and social support to others who share a common experience. Acting as a role model, we will offer hope and inspire recovery to improve quality of life and promote their well-being.


Lunch will be provided during the trainings so please let the event organizer if you have any dietary restrictions.


**Topics being covered**

DAY ONE Tuesday January 16th


  1. Recovery, Hope and Resiliency

  2. Peer Support Fundamentals

  3. Peer Support Competencies and Tasks

DAY TWO Wednesday January 17th


  1. Process of Change

  2. Sharing Lived Experience

  3. Communication


DAY THREE Thursday January 18th

  1. Trauma Informed Awareness and Support

  2. Opportunity for Growth: Crisis and Recovery

DAY FOUR Friday January 19th

  1. Worldview, Diversity and Culture

  2. Stigma and Discrimination

  3. Wellness: The People We Support and Self-Care

  4. Advocacy and Linking to Community Resources

  5. Peer Support Ethics and Managing Challenging Relationships

  6. You as a Peer Support Professional


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2675 Queensview Drive

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