Training young people to be peer supporters

Greater Manchester Youth Network
Published date: 
Thursday, 13th December 2018

This training will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simply developing peer support skills within an existing group setting.

You will gain resources and understanding to deliver the following activities with young people:

What is peer support?

  • Starting peer support relationships
  • Communication skills
  • Confidentiality and boundaries
  • Goals and action planning

This training is delivered by Andrew Brookfield who has 20 years’ experience working with young people nine of which involved co-ordinating and managing mentoring programmes, including a national mentoring and befriending quality standard.

When: Tuesday 5 February 2019 10am – 1pm

GMYN, Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE.

Book in advance by emailing

Places are given on a first-come-first-served basis.

This workshop is part of the GMYN Membership offer 2018/19.

£35 per place or free for GMYN Members. If you would like to find out more about the GMYN Membership offer please visit our website by clicking here.