Curriculum for the peer counseling training
Build at 30.06.2001
1st week Introduction
Introduction to the training.
History and philosophy of the self-self-determined-living movement.
Personal history in the movement.
Peer Counseling - the specialities.
Different theories about counseling - an overview.
Outlines on social law and application.
2nd week Self-experience
Reflections of oneself's own psychical history as basis for an unbiased attitude towards counseling.
Encouragement of an intensive contact among the group members.
Encouragement of a stable group.
3rd week Peer Counseling in practice
Identity and role understanding of Peer Counselors.
Women and men in Peer Counseling.
Limitations in counseling.
4th week Experiencing limits - grief
Cultural history of grief.
Theories on grief.
Grief and guilty in the biography of disabled persons and parents.
Personal reactions to grief, sorrow and dying
5th week Experiencing limits - body
Physical experiences and awareness.
6th week Peer Counselors - spheres of work
Peer in different contexts.
From CIL to social welfare office.