calm down

calm down

When my mother was dying from cancer in 2008, my dad told me that there were 22 others living on … Continue reading calm down

The Certified Peer Specialist: Role & Action in Crisis Intervention

The Certified Peer Specialist: Role & Action in Crisis Intervention

I will be writing, here, about the functional components for a discerning intentionally driven and mutual peer-based Certified Peer Specialist’s … Continue reading The Certified Peer Specialist: Role & Action in Crisis Intervention

Peer Services in Behavioral Health Care Integration Workshop, June 14-17, 2015 (University of Wisconsin-Stout)

Peer Services in Behavioral Health Care Integration Workshop, June 14-17, 2015 (University of Wisconsin-Stout)

The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) provides for behavioral and physical wellness health coaching supports in an integrated setting (Swarbrick, M. (2013); Manderscheid, R (2013). The CPS is the vehicle that the US Peer workforce will initially exemplify the multitude of roles and is the only available source provider for peer services and supports where service deliverables are sustainably funded by the Medicaid and Manage Care Organization (MCO) peer supports in the ACA market. This is a public/private health care sustainable funding model. Peer Services | Supports are a win/win wellness and whole health solution in today’s ACA environment utilizing peer-driven services (Vestal, C. 2013) to co-locate in behavioral and physical integrated care environments. Continue reading Peer Services in Behavioral Health Care Integration Workshop, June 14-17, 2015 (University of Wisconsin-Stout)