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Perinatal Support Volunteer Training

Training for anyone wanting to offer peer support for perinatal mental health

Community members interested in volunteering

Tuesday 13 September 2022

9.30am - 12.00pm

Kenburgh House, 28 Manor Row, Bradford, BD1 4QU

As part of their commitment to the professional development of volunteers, Bradford Perinatal Support Service are due to deliver training to their new Volunteer Peer Support Volunteers in September 2022.

Please note that the above date is the start date of a 6-day course run over 3 weeks.

The training course covers a wide range of topics to help volunteers understand their role and subjects include:

  • Peer Support
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Communication Skills
  • Attachment and Bonding
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Managing Risk & Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety

The dates for the training are:

  • Tuesday 13 September
  • Friday 16 September
  • Tuesday 20 September
  • Friday 23 September
  • Tuesday 27 September
  • Friday 30 September

In order to volunteer for the Perinatal Support Service, all 6 training sessions need to be completed.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, require further information regarding the role, or to request and application pack, please contact Danni on 07966 529218 or email [email protected]

More information can be found on our website: Family Action/Perinatal Support Service Opportunities

Please note, this event is not organised by Better Start Bradford. If you have any questions about the event – or would like to check it is still running before attending – please contact the organiser directly.

Event contact details

Danni Ward, Perinatal Support Service

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