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Experts by experience – Peer training workshops

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

QuIHN will be running free workshops for people with a lived experience of substance use.

These workshops are for people who are interested in learning about the role of peer workers
in alcohol and drug (AOD) services.

The focus will be on how to bring your lived experience to AOD services and develop skills and understanding that will assist you to be an effective peer worker.

The workshops will cover the following topics:

  • The role of the peer worker & why it is important
  • The value of peers & peer work
  • Introduction to the alcohol & drug sector & services
  • Skills & knowledge – communication, conflict, disclosure, boundaries, values, feedback
  • Self-care – looking after yourself as a lived experience worker

Each group of workshops will take place over 3 sessions, focusing on a different topic each session.

The second group of workshops to take place at Beenleigh – Lives Lived Well Hub level 1,
94 George St, Beenleigh on the following dates:

Workshop 1 Thurs 6th June 10am – 1pm
Workshop 2 Thurs 13th June 10am – 1pm
Workshop 3 Thurs 20th June 10am – 1pm

Light refreshments will be provided.
Certificates of Completion provided to all participants.

Spaces are limited, so to book please contact:

Maz or Niki on 3620 8111 or email Maz at mdennis@quihn.org or Niki at nparry@quihn.org

Beenleigh workshop information


June 6, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


QuIHN – Niki Parry
(07) 3620 8111


Lives Lived Well Beenleigh
Level 1, 94 George Street
Beenleigh, Queensland Australia
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1300 727 957