Promoting Excellence : Peer Resource Consulting – The Training Manual

National Kidney Foundation of Michigan: Peer Resource Consulting – The Training Manual

A training manual for peer resource consulting between former or current dialysis consumers and those facing kidney failure.

Educational Tools – Community Education

National Kidney Foundation
1169 Oak Valley Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Erica Perry, MSW
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The training manual is for peer support training, combining the “I’ve been there too” perspective with appropriate helping skills, an accurate pool of knowledge about kidney failure issues, and a strong understanding of the human personality.   It also includes sections on loss and grief, and end-of-life planning.

community engagement, training, clinical information, curricula, caregiver information, caregiver training

To use this tool:
Please contact the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan to obtain and use this manual.

Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

Posted May 2006

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