Self-directed online training

Event description

This topic explores existing and emerging peer worker roles in Australian mental health services and the international evidence base for peer work. This includes history, rationale, and values as well as some myths and facts about peer work. Common challenges to peer work in Australia are considered and how meeting these requires a paradigm shift in thinking, akin with the values of recovery based practice.

Categories: Developing and sustaining lived and living experience workforces (clearinghouse), Capability 13 - Enabling reflective and supportive ways of working
Disciplines: Allied Health, Lived Experience Workforce, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Child, Adolescent, Youth, Adult, Older Persons

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