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WACOSS events provide a unique opportunity to network with sector leaders and take part in important sector discussions that will shape the future outcomes for those we represent.
WACOSS’s policy submissions and advocacy work is aimed at influencing policy decision makers at both a State and Federal level to provide a voice for vulnerable Western Australians.
Foundations of Peer Work
|Facilitator:||Consumers of Mental Health WA|
|Date:||Sat, 19th October 2019|
In collaboration with Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA), the WA Primary Health Alliance and WACOSS are supporting the delivery of the Foundations of Peer Work workshop for individuals in the Pilbara. This workshop is for participants with a lived experience such as mental health or AOD use who feel they have progressed along their recovery path and would like to know more about peer support work.
CoMHWA provides lived experience education, training and awareness raising to consumers, services, policy makers and the wider community.
Workshop topics include:
- What and Why of Peer Work
- The facilitators role
- Intentional story sharing/disclosure
- Recovery, readiness & self-care
Limited travel support subsidies are available to Pilbara-based candidates. Contact Celeste Astorino, Pilbara Manager via [email protected] or 0477 708 836 for more information about this training opportunity.
WACOSS’ Pilbara Not-for-Profit Capacity building opportunities are supported by the Pilbara Development Commission & Lotterywest.
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