Conflict and misunderstanding are just part of life, and it’s no different in peer support. However, rather than seeing them as a negative thing or
In this comprehensive article, we cover the ins and outs of what it takes to be a peer support specialist. From the fundamentals such as empathy and active listening, to more advanced skills such as motivation interviewing and mental health first aid, it’s all here.
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Wellness Action Recovery Plan (WRAP) is a powerful tool in recovery. It offers a personalized plan to help individuals navigate the challenges of a life
Facilitating peer support groups can be challenging. Add in the responsibility of keeping individuals engaged while providing valuable information, and you can find yourself overwhelmed,
Peer support is all about collaboration. This includes working together with the individuals we serve, but also with other agencies and resources. To make this
Building rapport in peer support is more than just a skill. It’s the art of building trust, empathy, and connection. When it comes to effective
I need to say something before we get started, mistakes are a part of life. Working in peer support is no different. In all reality,
Have you ever found yourself wondering how to find the balance between taking care of yourself and helping others? Or trying to make sure you
We have all been on the receiving end of feedback. But how often is it constructive? By that I mean, how often is it genuinely
There is a difference between listening and hearing. Listening takes place on a personal level and requires focused attention. Hearing on the other hand… Well,
As peer support specialists, we are always on the lookout for new ways to enhance our skills. With the ocean of knowledge out there, you