Resource for Peer Support Workers

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This Resource section contains links to helpful resources for peer support workers.

New York City
Institute for the Development of Human Arts (IDHA)
Peer Connection
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New York City
CUCS Academy for Justice-Involved Practice
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New York State Office of Mental Health News
(November 2018 Special Edition: Peer Support)
To access, click here.

NYAPRS Conference 2018
To view or download presentations, click here

NYC Conference for Working Peer Specialists 
July 19, 2018
View or download the Academy of Peer Services (APS) Presentation

Guided Tour of the Academy of Peer Services Updates
View the Recording

Ask the Peer Specialist Certification Board (Tara Davis)
Broadcast on May 7, 2018
View the Presentation Slides

Ask the RAS’s Online Dialogue
Broadcast on March 28, 2018
View the Recording

Doors to Wellbeing
SAMHSA Technical Assistance Center
Database on how to become a Peer Specialist in each state.

SAMHSA Webinar:
Making the Case for the Value of Peers
(Broadcast on March 23, 2017)
(Presentation Handout)

Office of Mental Health facilities
Starfish and Keys to Recovery Awards

Guidance for nominations
(Public Information Office)

Peer-Reviewed Journals / Publications

(Listed chronologically by date; most recent on top)

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, Issue 3, September 2016
Special Edition on Peer Delivered Services.

Sample Article: Myrick, K. & del Vecchio, P. (2016, May 16). Peer Support Services in the Behavioral Healthcare Workforce: State of the Field. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. Advance online publication.


(Listed chronologically by date; most recent on top)

Words of Wellness Newsletter

February, 2018

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