For crisis support call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or in an emergency call 000

Feeling worried or struggling to cope? The Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service can help 24/7. Call 1800 512 348 or visit the website here

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest "Digital Peer Support Certificate (Short Course)"

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Are you interested in completing Digital Peer Support Certificate?

Our Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) team with support from the Brisbane North PHN is able to offer 40 places to undertake a four hour Digital Peer Support Certificate (Short Course). See below and link for further details.


Digital Peer Support Certificate (Short Course) This certification is designed to promote rapid uptake of digital peer support and is designed specifically to address the needs of the current COVID-19 crisis. This certification does not assess a person’s ability to use technology such as zoom, but rather incorporates the latest scientific evidence of digital peer support.

This 4-hour certification includes dyadic training on: Digital Communication Skills; How to Engage Service Users with Technology; Technology Literacy and Usage Skills; Bonding and Connection through Technology; Available Technologies; Privacy and Confidentiality; Monitoring Digital Peer Support; How to Address a Digital Crisis.

A knowledge test is presented at the end of the educational section that requires 80% correct answers to achieve the Digital Peer Support Certification (Short Course).


Webinar Details

9:30-1:30 (with breaks)

Monday 22 June 2020


Priority will be given to people that identify as having a lived/living experience with mental health issues (consumers or carers).

To apply please email  with Subject Heading: EOI Digital Peer Support with the information below. Applications close at 9am Friday 19th June 2020.

Digital Peer Support Certificate



Telephone Contact:


Peer Support role:

I am able to attend at this time:

I have a computer and/or iphone/tablet to join in via zoom:

Why you would like to undertake this course.