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Skills Learned

What skills does WHAM teach?

WHAM teaches key skills to develop the peer workforce.  Upon attending a 2-day training, peer specialists will be able to support their peers to:

  • Engage in person-centered planning to identify strengths and supports in 10 science-based whole health and resiliency factors
  • Write an achievable whole health goal and weekly action plans
  • Participate in WHAM peer support groups to create new health behavior
  • Elicit the Relaxation Response to manage stress
  • Engage in cognitive skills to avoid negative thinking
  • Know basic whole health screenings and how to prepare for them
  • Complete a shared-decision-making form for more engaging meetings with doctors

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What skills does WHAM teach?

WHAM teaches key skills to develop the peer workforce.  Upon attending a 2-day training, peer specialists will be able to support their peers to:

  • Engage in person-centered planning to identify strengths and supports in 10 science-based whole health and resiliency factors
  • Write an achievable whole health goal and weekly action plans
  • Participate in WHAM peer support groups to create new health behavior
  • Elicit the Relaxation Response to manage stress
  • Engage in cognitive skills to avoid negative thinking
  • Know basic whole health screenings and how to prepare for them
  • Complete a shared-decision-making form for more engaging meetings with doctors

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