Destination Dignity Summit 16 | The Carter Center | Monday, August 15

        The Carter Center, Atlanta August 12, 2016   Destination Dignity Inaugural Summit: August 15, 2016 The Carter Center – Atlanta, Georgia #DDSummit16; Call in * Dial 1-866-398-2885 (USA Toll Free) Enter Code: 851-630-6835# AGENDA Goals: (A) To convene leadership across stakeholder groups into dialogue to clarify and galvanize a collective national […]

Coming Home

Orlando, BlackLivesMatter, rage and unrest in the streets of Baltimore where I reside up near Johns Hopkins University, and laying in excruciating pain for 4 days and nights sweating, from ER to hospital, seeing ghostlike faces of death hover near me scared me. Terribly. I thought I was going to die. The surgeons, nurses and doctors […]

James Ruckle Analysis on US National Certification of Peer Services | Supports and Standardization

Last June 2014, Pamela Hardin and I co-authored a White Paper on US Peer Leadership and Workforce with Dr. Ron Manderscheid (Hardin & Padron, Ed. Manderscheid, 2014) editing and there is very good research, study and analysis being written on US peer supports | services around a national credential, standardization for the Certified Peer Specialist, […]

Tennessee Governor Rescinds Shutting Down All Peer Support Centers

http://hopeworkscommunity.wordpress.com/2014/02/03/peer-support-lives/?goback=%2Egmr_2855754

Essential New Roles for Peers & Service Recipients in the Era of Whole Health

http://www.behavioral.net/blogs/ron-manderscheid/essential-new-roles-peers-and-service-recipients-whole-health-era