About this event

Note: This is a 2-part webinar that will be presented over the course of 2 consecutive Wednesdays. The sessions will be from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and will utilize the same Zoom link (to be provided after registration).

Participants must attend both sessions to obtain a certificate of attendance. The two sessions will be held on:

Wednesday 1/18

Wednesday 1/25

Peer Specialists often find that in addition to using their lived experience to provide hope and support to individuals pursuing recovery, one of the most common job duties is group facilitation. While peers often enter the job armed with strong experience both participating in and facilitating groups, honing these skills is a common request of peer specialists. Join us for this exciting workshop presented by the New Jersey Self-Help Clearinghouse!

Participants in this workshop will learn:

-Key Characteristics of an effective group leader

-Basic Skills for a good support group facilitator

-Basic Responsibilities of a group facilitator

-How to be an effective communicator

-How to conduct a successful meeting

-How to establish goals; manage time; set priorities

-Strategies for identifying nonproductive behavior; difficult behaviors; different personalities

-Tips on delegating responsibility; developing commitment and involvement