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This website is for medical and paramedical professionals working in the field of spinal cord injuries. It contains learning modules for the whole team as well as for doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, assistive technologists, social workers, psychologists and peer counsellors. The modules are intended for medical and paramedical students and junior clinicians. Others who have yet not assimilated sufficient knowledge on comprehensive management.

Peer counseling - a holistic psycho-social rehabilitation approach

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  4. Building an Effective Peer Support Program. Independent Living Research Utilization.  Houston, TX: 2009. http://www.ilru.org/html/publications/training_manuals/Peer_Support.pdf