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

November 1, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Exploring the Certified (Mental Health) Peer Specialist (CPS) and Certified (Substance Use) Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA). What are the benefits, similarities, and differences? | Register

No webinar in December

January 30, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm – Supervision Guidelines, featuring the National Practice Guidelines for Peer Supporters and the Role of the Supervisor in helping peer staff to uphold those guidelines even in settings where peer values are not understood. | Registration coming soon. 

February 27, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Special Topic: Jail Diversion and Re-Entry Program, featuring the North Regional Center for Independent Living (NRCIL). | Registration coming soon.

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 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.