Peer Support and Mentoring: Helping Each other in Times of Stress

About the Workshop

Peer Support is an approach to workplace-based and community mutual collegiate support among workers and community group members who may be facing social, emotional, and mental health challenges in their working and/or community environment. In this 2 hour workshop participants will be introduced to the principles of Peer Support and mentorship, understanding the stress spectrum, self-care and responding in a positive and supportive way to clients, colleagues or students who are facing stress. This workshop provides practical tools for dealing with stressful situations, information about what professional help is available and knowing when and how to seek it out.

This workshop is available on the date indicated or can be booked for individual workplaces. Contact Sharon

Date & Time

October 25, 2021 9:30 AM

Oct 25, 2021 2:30 PM

The dates are yet to be confirmed for this workshop


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Dr Robbie Lloyd is a professional educator, mental health worker, writer and reform agent in community health, youth, disability & ageing support, and alcohol & other drugs reform. He has worked for over 30 years in frontline community-based mental health and alcohol & other drugs support across Australia, in New Zealand, Indonesia and India. Additionally in this time he has worked closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here in Australia and the Adult Community Education movement.

Dr. Sharon Kerr has had over 30 years experience working with students with a wide range of disabilities and is widely recognized as having expertise in maximizing student engagement for students with intellectual, sensory, learning, psychological and physical disabilities. Her PhD thesis was in the area of supporting Indigenous students with a disability.


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