Course: A three (3) day POST certified course designed as a skills building module for the new peer support team member. The course will provide a comprehensive review of peer support best practices along with in-depth discussions on some of the new concepts in this critical area. Presented from the practitioner’s perspective through interactive discussion, practical exercises and specific case studies examining real challenges peer supporters have faced when supporting others. Our experienced instructors have extensive experience in the very relevant disciplines of trauma recovery, program building, and many years of experience across the country. This is a great opportunity to learn new and best practices of contemporary peer support.
Topics: Critical Incidents & Impacts // Personality Styles // Active Listening Skills // The Development of a Peer Support Team // Dynamics of the First Responder Career // Substance Abuse Approaches //The First Responder Family Portrait // Grief Support // Assisting Relationships // Trends in Peer Support // Best Practices of Peer Support // Peer Support Responses // Trauma Retreats // Peer Support Case Studies.
For more information or questions contact: JimHyde@Dprep.com, or call (916) 205-3691
Date and Time
City of Palo Alto: Host Agency is Palo Alto PD
Rinconada Library Training Room
1213 Newell Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303