Peer Coaching: Trauma Informed Peer Coaching

This chapter provides a snapshot of trauma, the impact of trauma on individuals, its long-term effects and strategies that can be deployed by peer coaches. The 4 R’s of trauma awareness, realize, recognize, respond and avoid re-traumatization.

The Montana Peer Network has specifically created the Peer Coach Basic Training Education course (listed below)  for you to learn techniques to effectively support and serve those in need.This training series is designed to introduce peer coaching, providing guidance as you move forward supporting others. You will learn about the foundation of peer coaching, how to provide effective self-directed support for others, and information on possible career-advancement as you gain time in your own recovery.These courses are designed for those who wish to increase their support skills but do not intend to become Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialists.

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