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Expert by experience and peer support training

The training provides an opportunity to share one’s own experiences and learn how to utilize them. Participants receive information and tools during the training, enabling them to draw upon their life experiences when offering peer support.

Mielen Avoin Opisto

The basic training for experts by experience is approximately 100 hours in duration. The training is not aimed at obtaining a degree or completing a specific part of a degree. Participation is free of charge. The training is intended for residents of Pirkanmaa (a region in Finland), and the language of instruction is Finnish.

Taiteen Sulattamo

“The Expert by Experience through Art” -training is suitable for individuals in mental health and substance recovery who are at a stage of recovery where they can support others through their own experiences.

Taiteen Sulattamo

The training for applied art peer group instructors is intended for you who have personally experienced challenges with mental health or substance use in your life and now want to offer peer support using different art methods.

Werkko ry

Would you like to train as an expert by experience or a peer support instructor? Werkko ry organizes various training sessions individually and in collaboration with other stakeholders in the Central Uusimaa region. You can also inquire about training opportunities from other organizations in the area.