Reasons for being a Peer Supporter

Why should you do this exercise? For being a Peer Supporter it is important to know what one’s role is. To understand the rules and limits of the peer support role. To recognize the differences between a peer supporter and professionals. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the […]

Good and bad support

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what are the differences between good and bad support. To help the participants to know how they can provide a good support. To recognize important aspects related with good support. For example: the importance of active listening. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual […]

Taking a decision

Why should you do this exercise? We should know: For taking a decision, we need information. Without information you cannot decide. Or you may decide wrongly. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers should at first do this exercise for themselves. They should do it with the Trainer before the […]

Learning from your mistakes

Why should you do this exercise? Learning from our errors. Make the link with peer supporting. Accept that help can be ignored and learn to manage this indifference. Think about recommendations for good peer-supporting. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? They can speak about situation in which help was ignored. […]

Knowing my rights and obligations

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what it means to take a decision. Each person has the right to decide. For taking a decision we need information. Without information you cannot take an informed decision. Sometimes we need support for taking a decision. In these cases we need support from a person with […]