White Paper and Teleconference Webinar July 18 REGISTRATION LINK

Space is limited.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

This TA-lk Webinar will inform and inspire, and show how to take action. The focus will be improving US peer leadership and US domestic workforce development utilizing Certified Peer Specialists (CPS), Recovery Coaches (RC), and Community Health Worker Promotoras (CHW), together with Licensed Integrated Care Professionals (LICP), in an integrated care environment via the Lived Experience Workforce Development model. It also will increase awareness of current innovative and emergent effective models, programs, initiatives, and services specifically designed for peers, persons in recovery, and those working in integrated care settings (e.g., Health Homes, Person Centered Medical Homes, Federally Qualified Health Centers).


Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.


Pam Hardin Head Shot                                 

Pamela Hardin, MBA, M.Ed, Instructional Designer, State of Texas HHSC; Principal Investigator and Co-Author, “White Paper:  US Peer Leadership and Workforce Development.”

dr john brekke headshot

John Brekke, PhD,Professor,Frances G. Larson Professor of Social Work Research, University of Southern California School of Social Work.



dr ken minkoff

Ken Minkoff, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University Medical School; Representataive, BRSS TACS Advisory Council, Representative, American Association of Community      Psychiatrists; Senior Policy Partner, Meadows Mental Health Institute for Texas; Senior System Consultant, ZiaPartners, Inc., San Rafael, California.





  •  Define a policy framework for maximizing access to integrated peer support and recovery support in a recovery oriented integrated system of care.
  •  Describe the pros and cons of various strategies and approaches to expanding peer support and the peer workforce.
  •  Identify the primary reason people with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues die an average of 25 years earlier than the general population.
  •  Identify three peer support entry level paid positions.
  •  Identify who benefits when lived experience and taking personal responsibility for health and wellness are respected instead of stigmatized.


  • US Certified Peer Specialists, Recovery Coaches and Community Health Worker Promotoras;
  • Peers and persons in recovery, current and past recipients of mental health and substance abuse services, and family members;
  • Peer-run and provider organizations;
  • Community- and faith-based organizations that support individuals with mental and substance use disorders;
  • State, county behavioral health departments;
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers and Look-Alikes;
  • Health Homes and Person Centered Medical Homes;
  • Policy makers and decision makers;
  • Integrated behavioral health and physical health care providers.
System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet



Published by jen padron

Mover and a shaker. Comrade. Community Bridger. Creative. Filmica. Sentimentalist. Imminent. Emergent Social Action. Change Agent. Voted for Hillary (2008, 2016).

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