PURPOSE: Community of Practice- sharing Best Practices and principles. We respect confidentiality within the group (trust) Knowledge sharing, validation, support, support each other, stay grounded in peer work principles/core values but stay open to interpretation from different environments (fluid), resource sharing, educational opportunities, community mobilization, advocates, self-care, helps compassion fatigue, bring about awareness and change and capture it. “Normalize and humanize”. Benefit to peers in community as group fosters relationship building; mentoring opportunity with new peer workers.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Stay grounded and connected to Best Principles in peer work
MEMBERSHIP: Peer workers employed by an agency within the Mississauga Halton LHIN region. The Network wants to remain open to help anyone looking for networking outside our region/description, therefore anyone wanting to be part of the group outside the membership criteria will be brought to the PPN to get consensus on membership.
ATTENDANCE: Attending every meeting is strongly encouraged by the sustaining Peer Support Systems Initiative. If a member is unable to attend ensure that you connect within a week of the meeting with another member to receive info and have conversation related to the PPN.
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