A skill-based curriculum
The training has been shaped in such a way
that all skills are related to and trained in real life situations.
Skills are progressively learned and strengthened,
as described in the trainers guidelines.
The skills are divided into three categories
These skills are about better communication with other people.
They are about how to react to people.
They are about showing that you can feel what others are feeling.
These skills work if you are alone with another person or in a group.
These skills are about the values of inclusion.
They help people to think about the person as most important.
They explain about which roles are valued in society
and what it means to be a citizen in your community.
- Understand and accept that people are different
- Understanding people learn differently
- Understanding that each person has their own rhythm
- Understanding that some people may have more power than others
- Knowing my rights and duties
- Importance of informed decisions
- Understanding socially valued roles
- Understanding the importance of taking part
- Understanding inclusion in different life situations
- Tools that help people to plan their future
- Understanding values behind person centred thinking
These skills are about real experiences from different areas of life.
For example: home, rights, or work.
They try to explain how the experiences relate to inclusion.
Through this knowledge, peer supporters are able to support others.
- Understanding different kinds of support
- Understanding informed decision making
- The power to choose and make decisions
- Good and bad decisions
- Learning from decisions
- Asking for help when making decisions
- Where to take someone to show other possibilities
- Knowing where inclusive situations can be found
- How to use support
- How to get help