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Working with us to help ensure all people have access to effective psychosocial education and support for the treatment and prevention of depression.
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We offer on-site trainings for your certified peers, staff, and/or mental health care professionals
Our Facilitator Training, Support & Evaluation Package includes:
On-site LiveWell Facilitator training
A series of follow-up site visits, providing direct supervision to LiveWell support group facilitators
Unlimited online access to the LiveWell Program© curriculum
An easy-to-use Program Evaluation tool (an anonymous online participant survey) designed in association with Aaron T. Beck, MD.
Technical assistance for administering LiveWell evaluation tool; and review of results.
Post-delivery meeting with Director of LiveWell Program to discuss lessons learned, and identify possible revisions to curriculum to meet the specific needs of your client population.
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Join our diverse team of volunteer peer leaders and help us make a difference!
Trained to facilitate LiveWell support groups online or in their own community (Philadelphia), our volunteer peers with shared experience of depression, recovery, and living well are dedicated to the LiveWell mission of bringing free and effective depression support to all.
They also know the value that living with a purpose has on their own mental health. In fact, helping others has proven therapeutic value, and is shown to help reduce symptoms and relapses of depression, and increase wellbeing.
About the Training
Program participants will demonstrate knowledge of:
The peer recovery movement in historical context
The values, underlying principles, and mechanisms that inform both the LiveWell Program and experiential-learning
Motivational interviewing techniques
Group facilitation skills, including integrating principles of trauma-informed peer support and creating inclusive discussions
Suicidal Prevention Training
All peer candidates must have:
Lived experience with depression and resilience
Attended at least eight LiveWell groups (no exceptions)
A desire to support, empower, and inspire others to live well with depression
Good communication and interpersonal skills
The ability to work as part of a team (e.g., respond to peer feedback)
The ability to make a one-year commitment to facilitate a LW support group twice a month
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PLEASE NOTE: Because the number of applications received often exceeds the number of available positions we can offer, we cannot guarantee a volunteer opportunity.