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Booking is open for Peer Connects programme 2024/25!

Peer Connects is a series of free learning events and opportunities to connect and share with people passionate about the power of peer support!

Exploring different themes and collaborating with a range of groups, organisations and services, we invite you to join us as together we celebrate, champion and develop peer support in Scotland.

I am blown away coming to these events and feeling empowered by it. It has a ripple effect.

Participant at a Peer Connects event

How to book

The Peer Connects programme is split into three categories. To book your place at an event, webinar or practice development session either:

Participative events (Scotland only)

Our participative events give people the opportunity to connect, share and learn together. As well as contributions from people working on the ground, these sessions will also provide a space for discussion and exploration of the event themes.

  1. Resilience Collective, Singapore: peer support an international perspective | 22 August 2024 Online event (Zoom) | Book your place
  2. Local approaches to developing and delivering peer support | 21 November 2024 | theStudio, Glasgow | Book your place
  3. Demonstrating the positive impact of peer support | 20 March 2025 | Online (Zoom) Book your place

Inspiration station webinars

60 minutes of online peer support inspiration and ideas to kick start your day! Bring a cuppa and bring your questions!

  1. Embedding a peer support workforce | 8 October 2024 | Book your place
  2. Peer support in early intervention | 3 December 2024 | Book your place
  3. The role of peer support in mental health crisis services | 3 February 2025 | Book your place

Practice development sessions (Scotland only)

Small group online sessions, with people in similar roles, to discuss challenges, shape solutions and exchange ideas.

  1. Supporting you to support peer workers |18 June 2024 | Book your place
  2. Fine tuning your peer facilitation skills | 10 September 2024 | Book your place
  3. Developing intentional peer practice | 14 January 2025 | Book your place

In line with funding commitments our in-person events are for people living and / or working in Scotland. Learning from events will be shared in our newsletter and on PeerRecoveryHub.Net

Online security and wellbeing

We will be using the video conferencing tool Zoom or MS Teams for our online events. Your online security and wellbeing are our utmost priority. We will send out a secure link ahead of the event. If you want to call into this event on your phone (audio access) we can accommodate this.

Accessibility

Scottish Recovery Network supports #CommunicationForAll. If you have any accessibility or communication needs that would help you take part, please let us know. To book BSL interpreters or Electronic Notetakers we need two weeks’ notice.

If you have any further questions contact 0300 323 9956 or info@scottishrecovery.net

Sign Language (BSL) users can contact us directly by using Contact Scotland BSL