Publications

Anne has published many articles over her career, as well as two Peer Support Manuals. She has also given numerous papers at conferences in the UK and across Europe.

Peer Support Manuals

Articles and papers

 

Peer Support Manuals

Anne published the Peer Support in Colleges and Universities: A Manual in 2004 (2nd Ed.), followed by the Peer Support in Schools Manual later in the same year. They are now used internationally. They provide the basis for the clinically sound training that we offer and are available for purchase below.

 

 

Peer Support in Colleges and Universities: A Manual (electronic copy)

Peer Support in Colleges and Universities: A Manual can be adapted to many types of institutions, aside from colleges and universities. This thirty hour training is laid out in ten clear and comprehensive sessions, with notes for trainers and experiential exercises for those becoming peer supporters. Included is an updated Connect Peer Support Handout Pack, that can be given out to peer supporters to work through as part of their training.

£55.00

 

 

 

Peer Support in Teenagers Aged 15 to 18 Years: A Trainer’s Manual for Use in Schools and Youth Services Agencies (electronic copy)

Peer Support in Teenagers Aged 15 to 18 Years can be adapted to many types of institutions that work with young people, in addition to Schools and Youth Service Agencies. The training is laid out in clear and comprehensive sessions, with notes for trainers and experiential exercises for those becoming peer supporters. Included is an updated Connect Peer Support Handout Pack, to use with young people undertaking the training.

£55.00

Articles and papers

Ford, A. You are not Alone: how Training for Peer Support Trainers promotes inclusivity, belonging and connection. LinkedIn, April 2019


Ford, A. 27 Years of Peer Support at Oxford University: a work in progress, University and College Counselling, November 2017: Volume 5, Issue 4.

Ford, A. “Three decades of Peer Support: bringing hope to the challenges we face.” 8th Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Glasgow, June 2017.     

Ford A. “Peer Support Programmes: Promoting Connectivity, emotional intelligence and wellbeing in students.” University of Leuven Symposium on Emotional Health Promotion in Higher Education, Leuven, Belgium, October 2015.

Ford, A. “Some Reflections on Respect in Peer Support.” 7th Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Oxford, England, June 2015.

Ford A. “Peer Support Programmes: promoting connectivity in students.” and “Students into Peer Supporters: the use of supervision in peer support.” Sixth Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Bremen, Germany, June 2014

Ford A. “Peer Support Programmes: Enhancing the Well-being of Students.”University of Liverpool  Vet School Peer Support Conference, April 2014.

Ford A. “Peer Support with Adolescents: Promoting connectivity, Emotional Intelligence an Well-being.” European Association for Counselling Conference, Malta, April 2014.

Ford A. “Finding the Confidence to Seek Help.” Student Minds Wellbeing Week Conference, March 2014.

Ford A, McCalman R. “The Experience of being a  Peer Support Trainer and Supervisor: a balanced approach.” 5th Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2013.

Ford A, Kasesalk M, Niinep, I. “Reflections on the Training for Trainers in Estonia.” 4th Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Athens, Greece, June 2011.

Ford A. “It’s Good to Talk: maintaining open lines of communication in universities.” 3rd  Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2010.

Ford A. “Dynamic Administration: how the minutiae of setting up and running peer support programmes affects us as trainers.” 2nd Annual International Peer Support Symposium, Oxford, England, July 2010.

Ford A. “Four Decades of Peer Support: a work in Progress.” 1st International Peer Support Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.

Ford, A. and Keys, S. Challenging Assumptions through Peer Support Training. AUCC Journal, November 2002.

Ford, A. Peer Support: providing on the ground support. Counselling Australia, 2002: Volume 2, Number 4.

https://www.theaca.net.au/ca_archive/ACA%20Mag%20Vol2%20No4%20Summer%2002.pdf

Ford, A.  The Peer Support Programme: enhancing Oxford University’s welfare system. AUCC Journal, 2001: Issue 4.