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Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough Volunteer Training Schedule, Draft Aug 31, 2015

Telecare training is 50 hours over 7 weeks and the cost is $50; subsidies are available.
All sessions are at Trinity United Church, 360 Reid St.
Volunteers must:
be over 18,
complete training and screening, (regular attendance is essential)
provide 2 personal references,
pledge confidentiality and abide by discipline of the organization,
shift the equivalent of 4 hours every 2 weeks,
participate in on-going training (monthly)
WEEK 1 October 11 to 17
Wednesday Oct. 14
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Thursday Oct. 15
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Saturday Oct. 17
9:30am to 2:30pm

Introduction and Active Listening: Telecare Training Team


Active Listening: Telecare Training Team
Poverty: John Martyn, Community Activist
Loneliness: Jim Abel, Community Activist

WEEK 2 October 18 to 24
Tuesday Oct. 20
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Thursday Oct. 22
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Depression: Trauma and Attachment: Dr. Lee Smith, Telka Smith


Addictions: Cheryl Robinson, 4CAST (Four Counties Addiction
Services Team)
WEEK 3 October 25 to 31 *this is Trent and Fleming reading week
Sunday Oct. 25
1:30 to 4:30
Serendipity: Group buildingListening to personal stories
Telecare Training Team
Monday Oct. 26
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Grief: Noella Koshul, Hospice Volunteer
WEEK 4 November 1 to 7
Sunday Nov. 1
1:30 to 4:30
TBA and Role Play
Tuesday Nov. 3
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha,
Pine Ridge (CMHA-KPR) Programs and Services: Jack Veitch
Saturday Nov. 7
9:30am to 3:30pm
SUICIDE: Jack Veitch, Canadian Mental Health Assoc.
(CMHA-KPR) and Telecare Training Team
WEEK 5 November 8 to 14
Sunday Nov. 8
1:30pm to 5:000pm
SUICIDE Practicum: Telecare Training Team
Tuesday Nov. 10
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Elder Abuse, Raeann Rideout Elder Abuse Ontario
Thursday Nov. 12
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Attitudes and Diversity: Anya Gwynne, PARN
WEEK 6 November 15 to 21
Monday Nov. 16
7:00pm to 9:30pm
TBA
Wednesday Nov. 18
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Mental Health: Jack Veitch, CMHA-KPR
WEEK 7 November 22 to 28
Monday Nov. 23
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Community Resources Matthew Martin, United Way
Wednesday Nov. 25
7:00pm to 9:30pm
TBA

Sunday December 6, Commissioning of those invited to go on the phones.


To be scheduled
Anger, Issues of Aging, Repeat Callers, Nuisance Callers, Spiritual Concerns of callers, Care for the Caregiver,