Basic Peer Support Training

Police and Law Enforcement

California Peer Support Association
This is a 16 hour, 2 day class
Topics that will be presented are:
Introduction to Peer Support
Setting up your program
Listening Skills
Confidentiality
Critical Incident Stress Management
Role of the Mental Health Professional
Grief, Bereavement, & Loss
Depression
Marriage & Family Issues
Addictions
Suicide
Taking care of you

Individuals can expect to take away from this class an understanding of peer support concepts, information and sample department instructions; the need for confidentiality and effective peer support team member selection; the importance of a critical incident stress management program and the essential components; time will be spent practicing active listening skills; we will address the need to work closely with a mental health professional who understands the personality traits of an emergency responder and the trauma they deal with each day; how to best respond to issues of substance abuse, grief, marriage and family conflicts, alcoholism/addictions, and suicide.
This is primarily ilt training
workshop / seminarThis is a workshop seminar
train the trainerThis may be appropriate for train the trainer situations
self directedThis is a self-directed course
group study and discussionThis class may involve group study
instructor led trainingThis class may be available at a classroom in La Mesa, CA,
Course Level:basic through advanced
Duration:16 hours
Training Presented in:English
Certificate Program Provided by California Peer Support Association
  • D asked: need info on peer support trainning
  • L asked: I am employed by St. Charles Community College, and we are looking at starting a peer support program. This program would train and allow students to help other students with personal or academic issues/ concerns. Would the program you offer train me to train the peer supporters? Thank you for your time.
  • J asked: Is there a printed or electronic version of the peer helper training available? I have been asked to consult with a local police force to help them set up a peer training program. I have ten years of experience with designing and delivering a peer helper traiining program within the Canadian Forces, , and their families. Thank you in advance.
  • D asked: Please send me some information on attending this workshop dates/ cost
  • A asked: When and where are your next basic peer support trainings? Also, do you offer basic CISM training?
  • L asked: We are looking for information to assist in expanding our peer support program. Any and all training, issues, and ideas are greatly appreciated.
  • M asked: Good morning. We are starting a peer support program and I am interested in any information or advice you can provide. Thank you.
  • B asked: I am interested in obtaining information on peer support programs. My agency does not have one and I would like to submit a proposal to my agency. Any information or resources would be greatly appreciated.
  • K asked: Request list of immediate CISM classes in Vallejo, CA
  • J asked: Information on the training in La Mesa, California. Date, time, fee, location, etc. Best regards,
  • C asked: Would like to know more about this training. Is if fered online, the cost and certification requirements? Is this training only applicable in the State California?
  • K asked: REQUESTING INFORMATION REGARDING ANY NOWN TRAINING SESSIONS OCCURRING WITHIN MILES OF FAIRFIELD, CALIFORNIA (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • R asked: We are exploring the possibility of establishing a peer based support program for law enforcement personnel assigned to our area of responsibility. Please forward any upcoming training dates that relate to peer support. Thank you, Ron , DHS/ ICE
  • T asked: Just wanted to make sure I emailed the correct people. I would like to ATTEND your Peer Support training in California if possible. Please let me know if you are having a PS conference, or if there is a training I could attend there. Thanks, , , Peer Support Coordinator.
  • T asked: Will you please send me the information on your Peer Support training? I exchanged emails with you about months ago, but you didn't have all the information for the upcoming course. Thanks, , Peer Support Coordinator.
  • D asked: when and where? how much?
  • T asked: Are there any resources we can use to institute a suicide prevention training with LEO using the peer support model? Are there audio visual training materials to train cops in peer support? Tanju T. Mishara Ph. D. Key West, Florida
  • asked: Are there any resources we can use to institute a suicide prevention training with LEO using the peer support model? Are there audio visual training materials to train cops in peer support? Tanju T. Mishara Ph. D. Key West, Florida
  • T asked: Are there any resources we can use to institute a suicide prevention training with LEO using the peer support model? Are there audio visual training materials to train cops in peer support? Tanju T. Mishara Ph. D. Key West, Florida
  • L asked: We would like to start a Critical Incident Stress Management team for our dispatchers and include deputies and ficers. What information should I focus on getting first. I am currently trying to find classes. Thank you, Communications Training Instructor
  • M asked: I am currently reviewing and redesigning our peer support course for the Force in Australia. I am seeking information on how other jurisdictions train their peers. Any information you could provide would be of great assistance. Thank you Michael Brady Leading Senior Constable
  • M asked: I am currently reviewing and redesigning our peer support course for the Force in Australia. I am seeking information on how other jurisdictions train their peers. Any information you could provide would be of great assistance. Thank you Leading Senior Constable
  • C asked: Please provide information regarding upcoming Peer Support Officer Training, cost, and nearby hotels. THank you.
  • B asked: Can you please email me a list of any upcoming peer support trainng classes you will be offering? I would like to start a peer support unit at my agency ( , ). I am a former La Mesa police officer (-). Also, can you tell me if you accept out-of-state members into the California Peer Support Association? Thank you, , OR PD
  • M asked: Do you have a schedule for this training in ? I would appreciate you sending that to me if you have it. Det. Teresa Peer Support Coordinator City Police Dept.
Basic Peer Support Training
Individuals can expect to take away from this class an understanding of peer support concepts, information and sample department instructions; the need for confidentiality and effective peer support team member selection; the importance of a critical incident stress management program and the essential components; time will be spent practicing active listening skills; we will address the need to work closely with a mental health professional who understands the personality traits of an emergency responder and the trauma they deal with each day; how to best respond to issues of substance abuse, grief, marriage and family conflicts, alcoholism/addictions, and suicide.
About The Training Provider: California Peer Support Association
California Peer Support Association - The California Peer Support Association, a professional and educational organization, is dedicated to the advancement, promotion, and enhancement of peer support and peer support programs for law enforcement, fire and allied emergency service personnel. To create a network of peer supporters in law enforcement, fire and allied emergency service professions. To increase and strengthen...
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