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 part of the Virtual Learning Community with support by the New York State Office of Mental Health, Office of Consumer Affairs, Regional Advocacy Specialists.


Upcoming Webinars

October 1, 2019 – Exploring the Certified (Mental Health) Peer Specialist (CPS) and Certified (Substance Use) Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA). What are the benefits, similarities, and differences? | Register

November 1, 2019 – Special Topic: Jail Diversion, featuring the North Regional Center for Independent Living (NRCIL).

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


Previous Webinars

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

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

See the Supervision Videos and Resources page for earlier webinars


In a partnership with the NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium we have assisted with the Leadership and Professional Development series:

Peer Career Advancement with Gita Enders, Kevin Cleare, Liz Breier and Jessica Wolf (Broadcast on August 9, 2019.)

Supporting Financial Wellness with Oscar Jimenez-Solomon
(Broadcast on June 14, 2019)

Wellness for Personal and Professional Practice with Peggy Swarbrick
(Broadcast on May 10, 2019)


Webinars in these series have been brought to you by the Academy of Peer Services (APS) Virtual Community and the New York State Office of Mental Health, Office of Consumer Affairs.