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Peer Collaborative Newsletter

Welcome to your monthly update on peer work in Edinburgh

 
Read on to find out on what's happening in the Peer Collaborative and to get your news and information about peer work in Edinburgh.  

The Peer Collaborative brings people  together to discuss peer work, share information, learn together and improve mental health services in Edinburgh

 
 
 
Book yourself a place at this event here.


Peer Work Is…

CAPS Independent Advocacy Collective Advocacy Peer Project

Help to build  charter for Peer Workers in Edinburgh.
 
What should be included in a charter? What are our goals in producing the charter? How do we hope to get the charter widely recognised and accepted as good practice? What our time frame should be for producing the charter, promoting the charter and in what forums?
 
We would love anybody who works in a peer way either in a paid or unpaid role to come along and join us.
 
If you are interested or would like to know more about this please contact Ele on 0131 273 5116 or
ele@capsadvocacy.org

Peer Collaborative Learning Opportunities 2018

2018
Date, time and venue Who is this for? What will we focus on and how do I attend?
18th December

10.30am – 12.00pm

LEARN office floor K
Argyle House
Lady Lawson Street
EDINBURGH
Anybody who works in a paid or unpaid peer role
At this meeting we will begin working on a charter for Peer Workers in Edinburgh.
 We will be looking at what should be included in a charter? What are our goals in producing the charter? How do we hope to get the charter widely recognised and accepted as good practice? What our time frame should be for producing the charter, promoting the charter and in what forums?
We would love anybody who works in a peer way either in a paid or unpaid role to come along and join us.
If you are interested or would like to know more about this please contact Ele on 0131 273 5116 or ele@capsadvocacy.org
29th January 

9.30am - 12.30pm

The Methodist Church
Nicholson Square
EH8 9BX
Peer Workers/Volunteers
Mental Health Professionals & Volunteers
Carers
Members of the public

Everybody
The Peer Collaborative host regular events that are open to all.  The aim of these events is to facilitate conversations that strengthen and develop peer work and it’s values.
The January event will focus on the peer work value of Responsibility.  You can book  a place here.
Previous events have explored Experience and Authenticity.  You can read more about them in previous newsletters.
29th March Anybody who works in a paid or unpaid peer role
SAMH will facilitate an event focusing on self care and personal development.
Details to follow.
 
Updates
 
If you have any updates regarding your peer work project that you would like to be included in this newsletter please get in touch - peer@health-in-mind.org.uk 
 
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Health in Mind is a charity promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland. Health in Mind is a registered charity in Scotland (SC004128 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (SC124090). The registered office is at 40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT.

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