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Thu, 14 Dec


Online Workshop

How to Design Peer Support

Learn how to design and implement a peer support programme for your organisation and help your service users to become your greatest asset.

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How to Design Peer Support
How to Design Peer Support

Time & Location

14 Dec 2023, 09:30 – 13:30

Online Workshop

About the Event

This workshop is designed to support organisations to consider, plan, and troubleshoot the introduction of peer support programmes into their services.

Peer support can be a hugely effective intervention for people going through complicated life circumstances. Being able to receive empathetic support from people who have been through similar situations can reduce feelings of isolation and not being understood. It can also help people improve knowledge, confidence, and ability to take control of their situation by learning from the experiences of others who have overcome, or who may still be struggling with, the obstacles and barriers they are facing.

We at The Peer Partnership are working to spread the adoption of peer support by designing, developing, and implementing peer support programmes, and supporting other organisations to do the same.

Our workshop includes:

  • What peer support is – Covering definitions of peer support, different forms, qualities of peer volunteers and limitations of peer services
  • Organisational considerations – Covering coordination, recruitment, promotion, development and evaluation of peer services
  • Action planning – Writing an initial action plan for how you are going to proceed including: purpose of service, model of support, & inputs and outputs
  • Risk assessments and contingencies

Who is it for?

This workshop is for any organisation considering or currently providing peer support services. Participants will not require any prior knowledge of peer support to participate. There will be a maximum of 15 participants per workshop.


Please use "get tickets" option to register for this course. If you need to pay by invoice, please contact us on 01179555038

If you would like to arrange a session specifically for your organisation, or would like more information about this workshop or The Peer Partnership, please contact us on 0117 9555 038 or visit

Tickets are £50

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