This 5-day, 40-hour course entails training correctional staff to offer social support to their peers who may be experiencing distress due to critical incidents or other life stressors on or off the job. The course covers topics such as active listening skills; dealing with peers who may be a threat to themselves or others; confidentiality and its limits; assisting peers in their decision-making and problem-solving processes; and peer supporter team operational issues. Inclusion of extensive role play enhances the potential of effective implementation of tools post-course.
To review the 40-hour curriculum outline, click HERE.
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