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Length: 2 days ARE YOU QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE? Peer Educator Training is open to individuals who:
  • have completed the initial Beyond Silence Champion Training,
  • have personal experience with mental illness recovery (personal or family)
  • have experience working in healthcare (clinical or non-clinical),
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills,
  • are motivated to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness at work,
  • are willing to provide training and mentorship to others.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION The two-day training will be provided in small groups (up to 12 participants) to optimize opportunities for discussion and hands-on practice. Content of the program includes
  • Foundational principles of Beyond Silence facilitation
  • Best-practice evidence regarding anti-stigma education and the power of personal stories
  • Application of adult learning and group theory principles
  • Facilitation practice, with an opportunity to provide and receive feedback
  • Discussion re: opportunities and logistics of the peer educator role
TRAINEES WILL RECEIVE:
  • Two full days of training with a qualified instructor (includes lunch and breaks)
  • A leader's guide and facilitator handbook
  • Certification to provide Beyond Silence Champion Training through PSHSA
  • Opportunities for ongoing mentorship (online and in-person)
  • Membership in the peer educator community of practice
  • Access to marketing, training materials, registration and evaluation support through PSHSA
TRAINING DATES/LOCATIONS
  • March 6-7, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario
  • June 13 -14, 2019 - Hamilton, Ontario
  *Note: space is limited to 12 participants each session so register early! REGISTRATION COST: Tuition fee: $1000 (subsidized through research grant)
START DATE SECTOR CITY VENUE FACILITATOR TIME QUANTITY COST(CAD)
  Jun 13, 2019 Health & Community Services Hamilton McMaster Universtiy - IAHS Building - 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, L8S 1C7 PSHSA Customer Service 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
$500.00

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