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—–Current Issue —–

Virtual Community Announcements #69
NYC Conference for Working Peer Specialists, Quarterly OMH RAC and many more events in the Community Calendar
(July 7, 2020)


—– Back Issues —–

Note: Community News took a break from June 16-July 7. 

Virtual Community Announcements #68
Standing Together, Session 4 in the Peer Workforce Integration series.
Academy Announcements: Community News and Announcements
(June 9, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #67
A Time to Come Together, new support group schedule, Session 3 in the Peer Workforce Integration series, Academy Announcements
(June 2, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #66
Recording Available for Session 1, Upcoming Session 2 in the Peer Workforce Integration series.
Academy Continuing Education Announcements: Building Financial Hope, Our Elders Speak
Community News and Annoucements
(May 26, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #65
The NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium Lunchtime Series
Launch of APS CE course: Building Financial Hope
Launch of APS CE course: Supporting Older Adults Part 3: Our Elders Speak course
(May 20, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #64
Friday News: Older Adults Part 2 CE Course Launched
Older Adults Part 3 Webinar Registration Open
Coming Attractions: Monday OMH RAC; Survey for Recipients of Service
(May 8, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #63
Support Group: Maryam’s Story – But You Don’t Look Sick!
(May 7, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #62
Academy Opening Message / Coming Attractions
Save the Date for the RAC
NYAPRS Exec Seminar Recordings and Day 3
(May 1, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #61
NYAPRS Exec Seminar
Ann Sullivan and Amanda Saake Keynotes
(April 28, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #60
Saturday Support Groups
(April 25, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #59
Webinar Announcement, CARES Stimulus Program
(April 23, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #58
Term 1 Closed, Term 2 Starts April 27
New CE Offering – Supporting Older Adults Part 1
And More News
(April 21, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #57
Saturday Support Groups
Webinar Registration: Supporting Older Adults Part 2
(April 18, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #56
Join these Groups! Peer Networking and Much More
(April 16, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #55
Registration is now open:
Upcoming Webinar Supporting Older Adults Part 2 – Life Transitions
(April 14, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #54
Support Group Saturday
(April 11, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #53
Going Stir Crazy?
(April 9, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #52
Online Meetings and More
(April 7, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #51
Statewide Online Clearinghouse for the Peer Workforc
(April 2, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #50
Webinar Today!  Supporting Older Adults Part 1.
Term 1 Extended, New Course Launched, and Additional Groups Added

New Online Facilitation Resource Under Development
(March 30, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #49
Peer Support Groups and Ways to Stay Connected
New Online Facilitation Resource Under Development
(March 26, 2020)

Virtual Community Announcements #48
Term 1 Extended, New Course Launched, and Additional Groups Added
New Online Facilitation Resource Under Development
(March 17, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development #47
The Intergalactic Federation of Crazy Folk and other memories of the legends of the movement by Angela Cerio
(March 12, 2020)

Virtual Community Planning Meeting Announcement #46
Planning the Schedule of Presentations for March
(March 5, 2020)

Virtual Community
Faces and Places of Peer Support Webinar
and Networking and Leadership Development 45

Webinar: NRCIL Jail Diversion
Networking: Building Your Personalize Recovery Toolbox, Sarah Drake
(February 27, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 44
Setting the Tables: Talking with providers without being a token or an item on the menu, Cheryl Riley and Denise Ranaghan
(February 20, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 43
You Don’t Look Sick! A Personal Perspective on Invisible People, Maryam Husamudeen
(February 13 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 42
Brainstorming and Heartstorming: Planning the Schedule of Presentations
(February 6, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 41
Body Awareness: Moving Beyond Stereotypes, Stigma and Shaming
Ariel Rowland
(January 30, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 40
Flying Solo: The Challenges of Being a ‘Lone Peer” in an unsupportive environment
Denise Ranaghan and Jeannie Dewan
(January 23, 2020)

Networking and Leadership Development 39
How to Stay True to Peer Values in a Managed Care Environment,
Billy Gamble and Tracy Puglisi
(January 16, 2020)

No issues in November/December

Virtual Community News Brief 38
(October 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 37
(September 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 36
(August 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 35
(June/July 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 34
(May 8, 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 33
(April 16, 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 32
(March 14, 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 31
(February 4, 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 30
(January 16, 2019)

Virtual Community News Digest 29
(November 8, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 28
(October 5, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 27
(September 20, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 26
(August 8, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 25
(July 6, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 24
(June 11, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 23
(May 7, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 22
(March 18, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 21
(March 2, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 20
(February 12, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 19
(January 18, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 18
(January 3, 2018)

Virtual Community News Digest 17
(December 20, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 16
(November 30, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 15
(November 10, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 14
(October 10, 2017)

Conference Edition – News Digest 13
(September 29, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 12
(September 24, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 11
(August 14, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 10
(July 13, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 09
(May 23, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 08
(May 12, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 07
(May 1, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 06
(April 21, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 05
(April 14, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 04
(April 7, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 03
(March 31, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 02 
(March 22, 2017)

Virtual Community News Digest 01 
(March 17, 2017)


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