Peer support online training: Dates in September 2023

Event date 14 Sep 2023
Date: 14 Sep 2023
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Duration: 6 hours

We offer training to individuals who want to be peer supporters and to peer support coordinators. The peer support training programme will provide a force with everything they need to implement a peer support network.

What does it cost?
There is no charge for this training for Home Office forces.
Who's it for?
This course is aimed at police officers and police staff, who want to become peer supporters, to deliver timely practical support to individuals who want to speak to a peer supporter in their force, or by exception and only in agreement with their force, as part of mutual aid.
How will the session be run?
The course is delivered on Microsoft Teams.
What if I miss it?
Regular courses are available, subject to your force having adopted this training.

MS Teams training courses in September 2023:

  • 6 September - West Mercia Police
  • 14 September - OK9 Handlers

The training will cover the following areas:

  • an overview of the OK peer support model
  • the peer support process
  • an introduction to mental health and self care
  • non–clinical training for OK peer supporters.

Please note: MS Teams days are 9am to 3pm.

Upon completion of the course, delegates will receive a certification of completion.

How often does this training take place?

These courses regularly take place throughout the year and dates will be supplied directly to forces who have adopted this training.

How to access this training

To be considered for one of these courses, you must firstly contact your force wellbeing lead who may put your name forward. 

Please note we are unable to accept individual applications for this course.

What previous delegates are saying:

Very informative, I feel equipped to use my new found knowledge to support others with confidence.

It has given me enough information, knowledge and confidence to be a good peer support champion.

One of the best courses I have been on in a long time. Very engaging and really good course content.

Find out more

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Date: 14 Sep 2023
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Duration: 6 hours