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Comprehensive Peer Programs Leader Workshop

Renison College, University of Waterloo

Level I



The focus of this workshop is on developing high-quality peer programs and recruiting, selecting, training, and supervising volunteers to provide peer assistance. Emphasis is placed on the key components of successful peer-based programs in schools, universities, and communities. The use of peers as mediators will be included. This workshop is particularly valuable for services that intend to engage members of their target client group to help deliver the education, service, support, or perspective necessary to improve the quality of health and psychological well-being of the members of the target group.



Space is limited to sixteen participants. The fee for the workshop is $753.50 (plus tax) and includes all materials, nutrition breaks, post-session consultation, and membership in the Peer Resources Network. Additional information and online registration as well as accommodation information is available at http://www.peer.ca/trng.html or by calling 1 (800) 567-3700.