|Submit documentation of enrolment in course, workshop, or learning event which focuses exclusively on peer helping (such as a specialized university course; a Peer Resources 3-5 day train-the-trainer workshops, NPHA courses, or other peer trainer workshops); OR submit a copy of a written paper on peer helping.||Submit documentation of course or thirty hour plus workshop in communication skills. Summarize skill strengths and areas in need of improvement; OR provide evidence of teaching effectiveness in this interpersonal area. (Not necessary for persons who have successfully completed a Peer Training course officially designated as Level I.)||Submit documentation of a thirty hour plus group skills course; OR submit reference letter from a Level II or III Certified Trainer documenting use of group techniques in working with peers; OR document experience in leading groups with supervision. (Not necessary for persons who have successfully completed an official Level I peer training course.)||Submit a copy of peer program description, describing stages or components of peer program development; AND submit a plan of action to gain further training, engage in networking, seek consultation, and put program ideas into practice. (Not necessary for persons who have successfully completed a peer training course officially designated as Level I.)|
|The Peer Helper Certification System was originally established in|
1987 by the Peer Counselling Project at the University of Victoria.
|View the Criteria for Level II|
|View the Criteria for Level III|
|View the Procedures for Application|
|Request a Certification Application Form|
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