Trauma Informed Peer Support (TIPS)

Please read below for upcoming training dates and how to apply.

Trauma Informed Peer Support (TIPS)


Much is known and has been documented about the value of peer-to-peer support groups. Kiva’s Trauma Informed Peer Support (T.I.P.S.) training takes peer support to the next level by supporting people with lived experience and/or peer support workers achieve a greater understanding of and capacity to respond to trauma. This training reinforces the key principles of trauma-informed peer support, which leads to trauma-informed, resiliency based outcomes.

Primary Audiences: Individuals providing peer support in a peer-run setting and/or who want a better understanding of peer support.

Course Length: 10 Hours

 Upcoming Training Schedule

                          2023 Training Dates

                           From 10:00am to 3:00pm ET

                  January 31st and February 1st, 2023- Application process is closed.

                 March 7th and March 9th- 2023– Application process is closed.

                  April 12th and April 13th-2023-Application process is closed.

              Applications for the June training will open in mid March.  Check back here for updates! 

              Apply here

                               If you have any questions please email 



*Due to COVID-19, all trainings will be held online via Zoom classes. You will be notified of the Zoom link once your application has been approved. 

                                                                          For more information on TIPS classes, please email

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