My Life My Voice is offering Online Peer Supporter Training for disabled people, tangata whaikaha Māori or people with an impairment, anywhere in Aotearoa New Zealand, who want to learn how to support other disabled people.
My Life My Voice have established a voluntary Peer Supporter Network programme where a disabled person can connect with another disabled person, to talk about issues and topics they want to know more about or have in common.
This free training will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a My Life My Voice Peer Supporter. The role is voluntary and assists others to reach their goals, share experiences and give good information and support.
There are two more options for the My Life My Voice Peer Supporter Training:
2-Day - Peer Supporter Online Training
Complete the training all at once, over 2 days.
- Day 1: Wednesday 28 September 2022, times to be confirmed but approx. 9.30am - 4.30pm
- Day 2: Thursday 29 September 2022, times to be confirmed but approx. 9.30am - 4.30pm
Registrations for the 2-Day training close on Thursday 22 September
Modules - Peer Supporter Online Training
You can complete any, or all, of the 5 modules on different dates.
It is recommended that you attend all 5 modules in the same month but if you cannot make every date, you can do some now and the remaining modules in November. Dates for November will be published approximately 4 weeks in advance.
Wednesday 19 October, 10am - 1pm - Module 1 - What is Peer Support?
Thursday 20 October, 10am - 1pm - Module 2 - Identity and Connection
Tuesday 25 October, 10am - 1pm - Module 3 – Communication and Peer Support
Wednesday 26 October, 10am - 1pm - Module 4 – Disability in Aotearoa and Models of Wellness
Friday 28 October, 10am - 1pm - Module 5 – Guidance for Peer Supporters
Registrations for the modules close on Friday 7 October
To find out more and to register see My Life My Voice Online Peer Support Training
Or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, contact details and the dates you want to attend. My Life My Voice will get in touch to discuss other details such as support requirements.