US Peer Services | Supports Initiative Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 Coming Soon

It is in my opinion, speaking as a person with shared lived experience and as a Certified Peer Specialist with my fingers in the water of US Peer initiatives, that we’re on an exciting pathway that is entirely Spirit led. I was recently at AltCon15 in Memphis | Tennessee that Peer Link and MHA ofContinue reading “US Peer Services | Supports Initiative Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 Coming Soon”

Expert Q & A with Jen Padron and Dr. Nev Jones

“If you want Recovery-based look at time tested work coming out of Boston University, University Pennsylvania, Temple University, Rutgers University, Yale University, the University of Southern California, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the work of Pat Deegan, Mary Ellen Copeland, Steve Harrington, Sheri Mead and Chris Hansen, Dan Fisher, Peggy Swarbrick, Mark Salzer, John Brekke, Laysha Ostrow, Lauren Tenney, Ron Manderscheid and others. It is interesting to me but makes total sense that most, if not all of innovative and emerging work around Recovery, the CPS, Recovery Coach, Community Health Worker Promotora is being developed by peer-led interest groups who are carefully tucked into national oversight behavioral and health leadership organizations (e.g., ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership’s Peer Leadership Interest Group) and initiated MCO Integration initiatives are rolling out (in ’15-’16) an array of CPS service deliverables that will grow a US Peer workforce exceeding the recognized state’s Medicaid Rehabilitation Option billing model (e.g., Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Medications Management, Case Management).”


WHITE PAPER:  US PEER LEADERSHIP AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Hardin, P., Padron, J., (2014). Ed., Dr. Ron Manderscheid; White Paper: US Peer Leadership & Workforce Development In economics, the cycle of poverty is the “set of factors or events by which poverty, once started, is likely to continue unless there is outside intervention. Individuals living withContinue reading “June 18 3:30-4:30 PM EST TA-lk Webinar: US PEER LEADERSHIP & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT”

2014 US PEER LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT – Excerpt White Paper (Hardin, Padron, Williams)

NACBHDD Newsletter February 2014 This is a preview of the White Paper “2014 US Peer Leadership & Development” which Pam Hardin, Myself and Mertice Gitane Williams plan to release following the ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership Summit 2014 in Santa Fe.  Out of respect to our colleagues’ national collaborative work in the March 25,Continue reading “2014 US PEER LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT – Excerpt White Paper (Hardin, Padron, Williams)”