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Peer Support Resources

Acknowledgement

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1.1 Overview of Peer Support Resource Materials

    1.2 What is Peer Support?
    1.3 The Power of Peers
    1.4 Peer Support and AgrAbility
    1.5 Current AgrAbility Peer Support Programs

  2. PLANNING A PEER SUPPORT TRAINING

    2.1 Outreach: Recruiting Potential Peer Support Volunteers
    2.2 Training Peer Support Volunteers
    2.3 Pre-Screening Volunteers
    2.4 Hosting a Peer Support Training (PST)

  3. TRAINING MATERIALS

    3.1 Welcome and Introductions (5 slides, 30 minutes)
    3.2 AgrAbility Overview and Peer Support Training Goals (22 slides, 30 minutes)
    3.3 Peer Support, Supporters, and Those Supported (22 slides, 1.5 hours)
    3.4 Coping with a Disability (34 slides, 1 hour)
    3.5 Effective Peer Support Volunteer Methods (51 slides, 2 hours)
    3.6 Volunteer Standards of Conduct (16 slides, 30 minutes)
    3.7 Putting it All Together (10 slides, 20 minutes)

APPENDIX I: Sample PST Documents

APPENDIX II: Handouts

APPENDIX III: Readings

APPENDIX IV: Resources

APPENDIX V: References