This topic will have seven initial episodes for training volunteer companions who will be building meaningful relationships with friends with intellectual disabilities. These episodes help equip volunteers in ministering with adults with disabilities in the weekly Friendship group. 

Topic 8 – Companion Training

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Role of a Companion –  Episode 1 of 7 (8:40)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will be discussing ways a volunteer companion can form friendships with adults with intellectual disabilities.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Description of Disabilities – Episode 2 of 7 (8:27)

In this episode on the topic on Companion Training, we will be discussing different types of developmental and intellectual disabilities, and their characteristics.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Spirituality of People with Intellectual Disabilities –  Episode 3 of 7 (8:38)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will explore the spirituality of those with intellectual disabilities.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Spiritual Gifts – Episode 4 of 7 (15:47)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will be discussing the different types of spiritual gifts God equips believers with, and their definitions.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Friendship Group Roles –  Episode 5 of 7 (15:19)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will discuss the different roles volunteer companions can have in a weekly Friendship Group.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Communication – Episode 6 of 7 (15:48)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will be discussing various types of methods to use when communicating with people with intellectual disabilities.

Topic 8 – Companion Training – Beyond the Friendship Group – Episode 7 of 7 (13:02)

In this episode in the topic on Companion Training, we will explore building friendships with people with intellectual disabilities beyond the weekly Friendship group.

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