Blindfold support

Why should you do this exercise? To learn how to provide and receive (accept) support. It will help you to understand the role of a peer-supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer-Trainer can prepare and distribute the obstacles for the obstacle course. They can also be the leader […]

Understanding my role as Peer Supporter

Why should you do this exercise? The relation between the peer supporter and the person who receives help can get better. The participants can try out how it is to be the supporter or to receive help. The roles can be exchanged. The relation goes in both directions. What can be the role of a […]

Supported decision-making

Why should you do this exercise? You can learn how to support decision-making without influencing or directing – how to help that someone else will find their own decision. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? This exercise is difficult. Peer-Trainers should do this exercise at first for themselves with the […]

Where to get support

Why should you do this exercise? Identify people who can give help. To identify the difference between a good and bad support. Understand the good attitude of a peer-supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can present their network of help. They could make a role-play to show different […]

Who can you trust?

Why should you do this exercise? Here you can learn: If you are a Peer-Supporter you will face difficult situations. To help someone it is important to trust and believe in this person. You can prepare yourself. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer-Trainer can play the role play […]

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 […]

Being a Peer Supporter

Why should you do this exercise? To understand the peer supporter role. How can we use our life experiences and empathy when we support another person. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer Trainer can be responsible to do the exercise with the trainer´s support for the conclusions. The […]

Offering good Peer Support

Why should you do this exercise? Understand the role of a peer-supporter and which type of help they can give. Using personal experiences to give help to others. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Tell about own situations in which they received help. Present and conduct role-playing games. What is […]

Different topics for support

Why should you do this exercise? Everybody has life experiences. All of them are important. The group can talk about their own life experiences. The group can exchange life experiences about different topics of support. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer Trainers can talk about their own life […]

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 […]