Workshop "Pilot Peer Support"

Paul Dickens & Marion Venus

Nov. 29, 2018, 10:00 - 18:00

Nov. 30, 2018, 9:30 - 17:00

Hohenbuehlstrasse 10 I 8152 Opfikon I Switzerland


  • EASA requirements for “Pilot Support“
    What are EASA IR, GM, AMC and what do they mean in regards of Pilot Support?

  • What is “Pilot Peer Support“ ?
    Differences between “pilot support” and “pilot peer support”? What do pilots prefer and why >> presented by Captain Paul Reuter, Eurocockpit

  • Pilot Peer Support of the "first" and "second generation"
    Roles of mental health professionals, psychologists, physicians, AMEs, other professions in Pilot Peer Support

  • How to start pilot (peer) support
    • peer selection
    • training,
    • communication,
    • management committment, ...
  • Legal framework

  • How pilot peer support works

  • Interactive group work: interdisciplinary professional exchange
    • Which type of Pilot / Peer / Support is the best model for your Operator?
    • real cases >> discussion, solutions, ...

  • Role plays: How to start and conduct a peer consultation - as pilot / as mental helath professional

  • Critical success factors for peer support systems


Target Groups:

  • CAA staff involved in the new rules affecting Air OPS, Part-ARO, Part-CAT Air OPS
  • CAT-Operators: Accountable Managers, HR Managers, Pilots, future peers, ...
  • Human Factors Specialists

  • AMEs Aeromedical Examiners
  • psychologists from Clinical, Counselling and Occupational Psychology, and secondarily Forensic and Neuropsychology and Health Psychologists interesting in working within the airline industry …


Presented by Mag. Marion Venus, Clinical and Aviation Psychologist, Pilot, CISM for individuals and groups, MHP

Paul Dickens BA(Hons), MPhil, AFBPsS, CPsychol, CertHSM, AIBC MCMI @

Invited for the presentation of the pilot perspective: Captain Paul Reuter (Luxair), Board Member of Eurocockpit

Participants Fee: 600 € for two days

Please register here