Survivors’ Poetry is a national literature organisation dedicated to celebrating the creative expression of survivors of the mental health system and to promoting poetry by survivors of mental distress. Having attended our Introduction to Coaching and Peer Mentoring Course, Celia Potterton, Trustee of Survivor’s Poetry was able to mentor other trustees within the organisation to address some of the organisation’s key issues.
The following case study takes a look at the role of a peer mentor and how the techniques they learnt through VAC training helped them work reflectively to adapt their teaching style to meet the varied learning needs of their mentees. This case study has been anonymised upon request. Q. Why were you interested in peer mentoring? It […]
The Terrence Higgins Trust is one of the UK’s largest sexual health charities. They provide support to young people on a range of issues. More recently they sought to place young people out into their communities to be the eyes and ears on the ground for their project through peer mentoring. Shani Williamson talks about how […]