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Peer Power: Peer Support Training

26. July28. July

Are you wondering how can you support your community while also experiencing personal growth, expanding your social networks, learning new skills and understanding the world better? 

The answer lies in the practice of Peer Support! 

Peer Power: Peer Support Training might be the perfect opportunity for you! This dynamic and comprehensive training program is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an effective peer supporter. Over the course of this engaging weekend, you’ll dive deep into the essential aspects of peer support, learning from experienced trainers and connecting with like-minded individuals.

What exactly is Peer Support? 

Peer Support is a powerful approach where individuals with similar experiences provide emotional, social, and practical help to one another. It is based on mutual respect, shared understanding, and empowerment, creating a supportive environment where people can connect, share their stories, and offer encouragement. Peer supporters use their personal experiences to help others navigate challenges, fostering a sense of community and hope.

Why Attend?

  • Interactive Sessions: Engage in hands-on activities, role-playing, and group discussions.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from experienced trainers and peer support leaders.
  • Network: Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for helping others.

Who Should Attend?

  • Aspiring and current peer supporters
  • Individuals who want to volunteer with the Ljubljana Parade Association
  • Individuals interested in mental health and peer support

*the training will be held in English

In the training, we will focus on the LGBTIQ+ community and mental health, but the skills and knowledge gained will also be applicable in other contexts and when working with other target groups.

How to reserve your spot?

Secure your spot by filling out our registration form here. Spaces are limited, so don’t wait too long! 

The training will take place in Ljubljana. If you are coming from other places, please contact us at sqvot@ljubljanapride.org to discuss transportation and/or accommodation costs. All expenses are covered within the project framework.

On Friday, as part of the training, we will provide dinner. On Saturday, lunch and dinner will be provided, and on Sunday, lunch as well. Additionally, there will be refreshments such as coffee, tea, juice, and snacks during breaks.

You will receive the program and more information after successfully registering with your email address.

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Start:
26. July
End:
28. July

Venue

Ljubljana
Ljubljana, + Google Map