Lunchtime Learning: Understanding the youth peer support role

Start Date
Thu, 4 May 2023 - 12:00 pm
End Date
  • Do you want to better understand the youth peer support role and how it could support your mahi with taiohi?

This lunchtime learning session led by Romy Lee will cover the fundamentals of the youth peer support role in the context of taiohi mental health and addiction services. 

Romy will cover a range of topics including: 

  • The background to the peer workforce 
  • Defining of roles 
  • Examples of clinical and peer services 
  • Examples of peer-led services 
  • Implications for taiohi accessing the service 

We will be joined by Jack Mutch, a Youth Peer Support Worker from Mirror Services in Dunedin. Jack will speak about his experience as a Youth Peer Support Worker, how he got into the role, how he supports young people and how he works in a clinical environment.


This training is the first of a three part series on Peer Support. The complete series of recordings are available to view via the Resource tab below.

For queries about this event please contact:   
[email protected]


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Romy Lee

Youth Advisory/Peer Workforce Development Lead

Romy is passionate about bringing forth the voice of youth and advocates for young people having a place at the top table contributing to policy de

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Jack Mutch

Kaitohutohu Whaiora Taiohi/Tautoko ā-arop | Youth Advisor/Peer Support

My passion for mental health work started whilst I was a client at Mirror HQ.

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This webinar was recorded.

The video of this presentation is available in the Resources tab.