LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR EFFECTIVE PEER SUPPORT WORK

Presented by: Sharon Stocker 2012

PEER SUPPORT WORK AT NEAMI
Sharing our experience  Process Neami used to support effective introduction of Peer Support Work  What we have learnt along the way  Whole of organisation approach

CONTEXT
• • • • • • Neami PHAMS Funding Distinctive role Flourish Outreach Ongoing commitment

WORKING GROUP
• Review Position Description
• Review Staff Code of Ethics • Develop personal disclosure guidelines •Ulysses Agreements/wellness plan requirements

• Identify training, supervision and professional development needs

• Whole of organisation approach • Clarity about role • Lived experience of recovery – core competency • Skill development for managers • General tools – “Manage your Health at Work” & Self Disclosure Guidelines • Internal/External peer coaching/mentoring arrangements

OUTCOMES

WHERE TO NEXT
• • • • • Ongoing review & development Role differentiation Review of remuneration structure Consumer review of peer support work Continued expansion of the role across Neami sites

CONTACT DETAILS
Please give me a ring if you have any questions
Neami Strathpine – 3205 6622 Neami Darra – 3375 7588