Free training for setting up a bereavement peer-support group

Do you know anybody who would be interested in accessing a free training programme which will guide people through the process of setting up their own bereavement peer-support group?…  Creating a community peer support group that is sustainable and does not rely on funding, using an Asset Based Community Development approach (ABCD)?

Jan Perry, STAR Network Manager & Freelance Trainer, will be running FREE training courses, to anybody living/working in Bristol, North Somerset & South Glos (BNSSG).

The STAR Training the Trainers Course will be delivered via Zoom and consist of 4 modules each delivered as a 2-hour workshop over a four-week period. (same time each week for 4 weeks). The course start dates are:

  1. Wednesday 5th July, 10:00am–2:00 noon (course ends on 26th July)
  2. Thursday 6th July, 6:00pm–8:00pm (course ends on 27th July)

The training is based on the successful model of the STAR (Share, Talk and Remember) bereavement peer-support group in Stockwood in Bristol which provides free support for people grieving from a bereavement or difficult transition in their life.

The training will embed the core principles of the original STAR group model and ultimately help to create a network of STAR bereavement peer-support groups which are self-sustaining, have strong foundations and are led by local residents.

The course is particularly aimed at local residents who are interested in setting up a bereavement peer-support group in their local neighbourhood and community workers who can support them with this. 

To find out more about the training and to make a booking, please visit the STAR Website training page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *