Advanced Training for Peer Supporters in 2022

04/03/2022 1:39 pm

This year the Finnish Refugee Council organises an advanced training for peer supporters for the first time in English and in three parts. All of them will he held online in November.

You will be invited to the training in the autumn if you have participated in the training for peer supporters by the Finnish Refugee Council. You can sign up to as many parts of the training as you wish. You will receive a certificate that includes the parts you participated in.


Supporting Struggling Persons Who Moved to Finland Years Ago

1st Part: Life Control and Mental Health

  • Time: Tuesday, 1 November 2022 from 4 to 6 pm
  • Trainer: Mieli ry

2nd Part: Financial Aspect

  • Time: Thursday, 10 November 2022 from 4.30 to 6.30 pm
  • Trainer: Aura Pylkkänen, Takuusäätiö

3rd Part: Finnish/Swedish Language Skills

  • Time: Tuesday, 22 November 2022, from 4 pm onwards
  • Trainer: Maiju Kinossalo / Asiantuntijaosuuskunta Edu-O-Matic


Signing up period will begin approximately one month before the first part. At the same time we will release more detailed information about the parts’ contents and objectives.


More Information:

Petri Komulainen, Peer Support Program Officer
Finnish Refugee Council
tel. 045-1209036