Why should you do this exercise?

It is important to know not only your strengths, but also how to praise other people.
The task encourages other people to see good qualities of other people, to praise them.


What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability?

Prepare and distribute the material.
Participate in the task together with other participants.

What is the objective of the exercise?

The aim of the task is to learn how to find positive qualities of other people, to be able to praise other people.

What is the method to be used?

The trainer tells the participants that it is important to be able to praise other people. The group sits in a circle. Participants draw their portrait (or use the portraits painted in the exercise “Portrait”). Each participant passes his portrait to a friend, who sits on the right. Having received a portrait of a friend, the participant writes any praise or a compliment to the owner of the portrait. Later on the portrait is passed on to another participant sitting on the right until the owner of the portrait get his sheet back. If participants want, they can loudly read the written compliments.

What are the materials needed?

Paper, painting and writing tools.

Tips for the trainers/additional information

Portraits can be used from other exercises or painted specifically for this task.