IPS An Alternative Approach Book



By Shery Mead, MSW / Updated 2014 / 166 pages

Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach is an innovative curriculum that explores ways to create mutually supportive relationships where both parties learn and grow together. A central part of our Core Training, it includes appendices for peer support warmlines, peer-run respite programs, and resources for peers working in both alternative and traditional mental health settings. Topics include:

  • What is Peer Support?
  • The Four Tasks and Three Principles
  • First Contact and Language
  • Listening Differently
  • Building Trauma-Informed & Mutually Responsible Relationships
  • Working with Challenging Situations and Negotiating Conflict
  • Self-Care/Relational Care/Work Care
  • Using Co-Reflection
  • Peer Support Competencies and Values

And More…


Additional information

Weight 1.19 lbs
Dimensions 11 x 9 x 0.75 in