Peerpocalypse 2017

Cannon Beach in April sounds like a pretty fab place to be. The beach. Walking on the brown sand, waiting and holding my beloved’s hand. Photo op with a kite to match the one KZ has from the Seattle years. Klein, Padron & Associates will present on varying financial business models to sustain a Peer […]

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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 portfolio of peer services deliverables within the behavioral health crisis intervention role(s) when BH is co-located with PH in a fully integrated community public health model. To include the following: 1.0 The Certified Peer Specialist […]

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US Peers Present the Case for Peer Support | Services on Capitol Hill

The purpose of these briefings was to offer a very convincing case for peer support services. This case is extremely strong: Both personal reflection and research evidence document the effectiveness of these services; good training is available to teach required skills; and the need for these services is very large and growing every day with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. One could not present a more convincing case about anything.

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