Peer Support Group Training

Peer Support Group Training


January 6, 2024 - January 7, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Bookings closed


SCCUL Enterprise Centre
Castlepark Rd, Ballybane, Galway

Event Type

Session One – 6th & 7th January

Session Two – 13th & 14th January

Session Three – 20th & 21st January

Before booking please ensure you can attend all six days.

Session 1: Introduction to Peer Support Groups
What are Peer Support Groups?
Benefits of Peer Support Groups
Different Types of Peer Support Groups
Setting Expectations and Ground Rules
Icebreaker Activities

Session 2: Facilitation Skills
Active Listening
Communication Skills
Building Trust
Handling Challenging Situations
Maintaining Neutrality

Session 3: Group Dynamics and Structure
Group Stages
Meeting Agenda and Format
Time Management
Goal Setting
Conflict Resolution

Session 4: Effective Communication and Active Listening
Nonverbal Communication
Paraphrasing and Summarising
Questioning Techniques
Reflective Listening

Session 5: Self-Care and Boundaries
Burnout Prevention
Self-Care Strategies
Setting and Maintaining Boundaries
Seeking Supervision and Support

Session 6: Evaluation and Growth
Group Evaluation and Feedback
Measuring Success
Handling Group Challenges
Planning for Future Growth
Graduation and Closure


This event is fully booked.

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