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Police Superintendents' Association: Peer Support training dates in May 2022

Event date 27 May 2022
Date: 27 May 2022
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Duration: 6 hours
Overview

We have two courses running throughout May 2022. These are detailed below.

What does it cost?
There is no charge for this training for home office forces.
Who's it for?
This course is for officers holding the rank of Superintendent and Chief Superintendent, who wish to become Peer Supporters. The training will enable officers to deliver timely practical support, following exposure to traumatic events 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 on Microsoft Teams.
What if I miss it?
If you are unavailable to attend any of these events, future dates may become available and will be advertised via Oscar Kilo and the PSA.

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

  • 13th May 2022 - Various forces
  • 27th May 2022 - Various forces

 

Overview

This bespoke course equips Superintendents and Chief Superintendents with skills to provide help and guidance on a range of issues to others within their ranks, acting as a critical friend to colleagues needing independent support. The training also supports self-development.
 
The training has been developed to help the PSA in their commitment to supporting the wellbeing of its members, who are the most senior operational leaders in the service.

This work will also help to establish a Peer Support for Wellbeing network across the country at Superintendent and Chief Superintendent level. 

 

Is this course for me?

This training package is based on our OK Peer Support for Wellbeing model which has been designed by the National Police Wellbeing Service (NPWS) in conjunction  with the PSA,  specifically for those operating in emergency services environments. 

The training covers the following areas:                                                                   

  • What is Peer Support?
  • Communication and supportive relationships
  • Stigma and non-clinician conditions
  • Mental health awareness and clinical input

 

This is a one-day training course.

 

What previous delegates are saying about this course

Excellent course and one of the best I have done in a long time.

This is a tremendous programme. The necessity for wellbeing services (in particular peer support) is fundamental to understanding the trauma many of us have experienced and will help to prevent stresses becoming critical and hopefully help to heal those who have suffered and become very poorly. A brilliant day.

 

How to access this training

Access to the courses will be promoted directly through the Police Superintendents' Association (PSA). 

Use the button here to find out more information. Go to the PSA

Use the button here to register your interest. Register your interest

 

Date: 27 May 2022
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Duration: 6 hours