Peer Education

K.E.A.P. Program.'Knowing Emotional and Physical Pain'  2.5 hours x 2 weeks
For anyone living with emotional and physical pain.Leap SA recognises that individuals need first to deal with the mental/emotional barriers to enable them to progress to deal with their physical well being. Based on the knowledge, research and experiences of people living with chronic pain. A non- prescriptive, intergenerational, interactive, consumer program. Exploring the strong link between emotional /mental and physical health. Focusing on building skills, sharing experiences and support. The first point of entry for consumers and can be used as an  intervention while waiting to see a specialist.
Week 1 covers the question "What is Pain? and looks at the very strong link between Physical and Emotional Pain
Week 2 is all about becoming empowered to deal with both emotional and physical pain. Tools such as emotional intelligence, mindfulness and self efficacy are introduced as well as the importance of looking after your physical body.
"The tools that I learnt in the K.E.A.P.  course have enabled me to be ready to and to work more effectively with a psychologist that my GP has referred me to. I cannot believe the changes in myself and I am so grateful to you both for helping me along my journey and continuing to help me with further support" Comment from a participant
S.E.A.K.“Self-Esteem, Empowerment, Attitude, Knowledge”  Empowerment Modules 2.5 hours per module
Six modules and exploring topics from the K.E.A.P. program in greater depth.
·         Self- Esteem and Empowerment
·         Decision Making and Goal Setting.
·         Communication Skills and Working in a Team
·         Problem Solving
·         Having a Healthy Lifestyle
·         Understanding Emotions
“Great job you both work well together and have a natural ability to make others feel at ease, thank you” - Consumer
 S.E.L.F. “Self- Esteem - Leap Forward”Workshop. 2.5 hours.
Tools to help build and improve Self- Esteem. Understand your perception, emotions and thoughts .Learn to recognise your strengths and build on them. 
C.A.R.E. Carers Acquiring Resilience & Empowerment' Workshop
 The caring role is often demanding, stressful and can result in a feeling of isolation. Carers need to learn how to care for themselves too. This workshop will help carers with strategies and tools to support and improve their wellbeing and enable empowerment, resilience, and mindfulness.
·        "I will practice Mindfulness- To be in the present moment rather than drag up the old"·     
          "The positive, encouraging nature of the presenters".
       "Hearing the content in 'Life Experience' language,this is very relevant to myself and make it easier to understand" Great presentation.Easy to follow. Felt I could trust the presentators.
       "I will have in place goals to help empowerment and know who to turn to when in trouble"

B.U.M.P. 'Balancing Us, Myself and Parenthood': Growing up Together.
This course is a 2 week course, held on one day a week for 2.5 hours each week, for parents, providing them with empowerment tools to ensure a balance of life around parenting, returning to work or study and simply getting through the day while growing up with their children.


R.A.M.P. Resilience and Mindfulness for Parents Workshop
3 hour Workshop: Identify and develop your resilience and coping strategies to help you cultivate resilience in your children
“Very relatable. Safe place to share”
“I will have more confidence in how I parent. Listen to my gut more. Accept myself more”
“Thank you for the opportunity to listen and glean”

“Great examples and discussion”



All Leap SA Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of specific groups. 




Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, known as “Moving Towards Wellness” is also offered through Leap SA.


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