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Peer Support training: Dates in May 2022

Event date 31 May 2022
Date: 31 May 2022
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Duration: 7 hours

There are two, two-day courses scheduled for May 2022.  See full details below.

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 currently delivered both as face-to-face training, or on Microsoft Teams.
What if I miss it?
Regular courses are available, subject to your force having adopted this training.

Peer Support training is scheduled on the following dates for the forces listed below:

  •  5th and 6th May 2022 - Lancashire Constabulary (face-to-face training)
  • 30th and 31st May 2022 - Derbyshire (online training)


Is this course for me?

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, this is a two-day training course.

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 about this course

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.


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Date: 31 May 2022
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Duration: 7 hours