The importance of confidentiality

Why should you do this exercise? To know what means confidential and non-confidential information. Confidentiality is an important issue in peer support relationship. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the training session, the Peer Trainer should do this exercise by himself/herself with the trainer. The Peer Trainer can […]

Life history

Why should you do this exercise? It is of important value to know about the own journey through life, about people and events you met. This is important for you and also for your work as a peer supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the training session, […]

How to better understand

Why should you do this exercise? It helps participants to understand that not all people say what they think. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? This is a difficult exercise. Peer-Trainers should do this exercise at first for themselves with the Trainer. Like this, they can cooperate well and give […]

Peer support in informal talk

Why should you do this exercise? Also during everyday conversations you can offer peer support. Here you can learn how. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Experienced Peer-Trainers can take the role of personal assistants. Like this, they can help those participants who find it hard to speak. They can […]

Strengths and weaknesses

Why should you do this exercise? Make a list of our own strengths to know where we can give help. Make a list of our own weaknesses to notice areas in which we need help. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can break the ice. They can start first […]

Sharing experiences

Why should you do this exercise? To encourage the participants to share their life experiences. To discuss about different inclusive solutions for several topics of support. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer Trainer can be responsible to put in practice the exercise with the trainer´s support for the […]