Faces & Places of Peer Support Webinar Series

Faces and Places of Peer Support is a monthly webinar series highlighting excellence in peer support programs. The webinars are organized and provided as part of the Virtual Learning Community with support by the New York State Office of Mental Health, Office of Consumer Affairs, Regional Advocacy Specialists.

A separate series for Supervisors of Peer Support workers can be accessed by clicking here.


Upcoming Webinars

 

February 27, 12:00 noon – 1:15 pm
Jail Diversion Program in Lewis County

Freedom
North Regional Center for Independent Living (NRCIL),
with Patty Ward-LaFlesh, Karen Boliver and Aileen Martin
(Hosted by OMH Regional Advocacy Specialist, Garrett Smith)
Register

Visit our Calendar for other webinars of interest to the peer support workforce.


Previous Webinars

Note: There was no webinar in September and the October 1 webinar was rescheduled to November 1 to accommodate the Rosh Hashanah holiday. 

 

 

Peer Support: State Credentials, Continuing Education, Retention / Recruitment Strategies with Amy Spagnolo and Rita Cronise. National Council for Behavioral Health webinar. (Broadcast February 6, 2020.)
Presentation Slides | Handout | Recording

A Tale of Two Peer Certifications, with Joe Swinford and Ruth Riddick. This webinar explored the benefits of certification and the distinctions between the Certified (Mental Health) Peer Specialist (CPS) and Certified (Substance Use) Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA). (Broadcast November 1, 2019)| Recording

Peer Career Advancement with Gita Enders, Kevin Cleare, Liz Breier and Jessica Wolf; part of the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium’s Leadership and Professional Development Series
(Broadcast on August 9, 2019.) | Recording

A Needs-Based Toolkit for Organizational Readiness and Peer Workforce Integration with Aviva Cohen, Coordinator, New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium (Broadcast July 26, 2019)
Website Presentation Slides  |  Recording

Wellness Collaborative of New York – Independent Practice Association (WCNY-IPA) with Joseph Swinford, Executive Director (Broadcast June 28, 2019)
Website Presentation Slides  |  Recording

Supporting Financial Wellness with Oscar Jimenez-Solomon; part of the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium’s Leadership and Professional Development Series (Broadcast on June 14, 2019) | Website | Recording

Understanding Peer Services with Kirsten Vincent of Housing Options
(Broadcast May 31, 2019) Virtual Respite BrochurePresentation Slides  |  Recording

Wellness for Personal and Professional Practice with Peggy Swarbrick; part of the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium’s Leadership and Professional Development Series (Broadcast on May 10, 2019) | Website | Recording

See the Supervision Videos and Resources page for earlier webinars


Several of our webinars were done in partnership with the NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium for their Leadership and Professional Development series.


Webinars in these series have been brought to you by the Academy of Peer Services (APS) Virtual Community with technical support from the Regional Advocacy Specialists in the New York State Office of Mental Health, Office of Consumer Affairs.