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PDA MENTAL HEALTH PEER SUPPORT Module 1

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Mind's Well Recovery College

9-11 Maritime Street

Leith

Edinburgh

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The qualification has been developed as a result of collaboration between SQA and the Scottish Recovery Network (SRN). The aims of the SRN are to:

  • Raise awareness of recovery from mental health problems;
  • Learn more about the factors which help and hinder recovery;
  • Build capacity for recovery by supporting and encouraging national and local action.

For organisational purchases of in-house training contact sandra@mindswell.org.uk or

scotlandpositive2017@gmail.com.

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The PDA in Mental Health Peer Support (16 SCQF credit points) at SCQF level 7 is achieved on the successful achievement of two mandatory Units: Unit 1 RC (Recovery Context) and Unit 2 DP (Developing Practice).

This certificate provides you with a recognised Professional Mental Health Peer Support qualification.

You can choose to register for the PDA in our Open Learning Course which includes two days a month, practice and self-study. This course takes six months to complete and our next intake will be 16 September, 2017. It is also possible to take individual modules as part of your Continuous Professional Development. The next modular courses start on 21st August 2017.

PDA MODULES

  • WRAP (Wellness and Recovery Action Plan)
  • INDUCTION
  • Recovery principles
  • Recovery and coaching skills
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self-harm, addictions, and suicide prevention
  • Introduction to peer support
  • Key principles of peer support
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Storytelling using your experience as an expert
  • Boundaries & co-dependency
  • Self-care and healing
  • Strengths based approach in practice


Saturday 23rd September, 2017 is the second Saturday in the month booked for the PDA course. The topics covered on 23 September, 2017 will be Recovery Principles and Recovery Coaching Skills. The Timings for the day will be the same

Induction and learning materials will be provided to those registered, prior to commencement of the course on 16th September.

The Practical Development part of the course will be held in a residential learning environment over a long weekend either in Scotland or in Spain. Mind's Well will provide details well in advance.

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