Setting-up and running a peer counselling group

This course will explore the use of peers as tutors in support counselling. The tutor will identify how a counselling group can be set up and establish the value of using young people in peer support and counselling. Such a process can provide support with general problems experienced by students in school as well as more specific problems, such as bullying.

Course Outcomes

  • Peer counselling/support in schools in context
  • The advantages and the limitations of using peer counselling
  • Ways of introducing the peer counselling model
  • The skills, qualifications and support needed
  • The unique role of the peer supporter
  • Training peer supporters in basic counselling skills
  • Advantages and limitations of peer supporters

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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