We live our values through all of our work and communication with others
Empathy boosts resilience. It is the key to forming the healthy relationships that impact children and young people’s mental health. And empathy is and will be a key skill in the job market. Employers are looking for people who can connect with their stakeholders, understand service user needs, and relate well to coworkers, bosses, and others in the workplace.
Peer to Peer engagement accelerates understanding, trust and empathy. Relational and empathic approaches support storytelling and understanding journeys; these are transformational tools for both individual recovery and for system change.
Peer Power is unique because it has been founded upon the views of those it serves, and specifically what this group of children and young people have consistently said would make a positive difference to their engagement, and so our work focuses on three strands:
We live our values through all of our work and communication with others: