Supporting & Supervising Peer Support Roles

  • Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital 309 Belmont Street Worcester, MA, 01604 United States

Presenter: Kimberly Bisset, EdD, CPRP, Founder & Principal, Radiate Career Consulting

DescriptionPeer Support Workers (PSW’s) are a growing workforce in child/adolescent and adult-serving settings such as mental health, child welfare, residential & community-based settings.  (Titles may often vary and can include but are not limited to: Certified Peer Specialists, Mental Health Recovery Coach, Peer Mentor, Peer Specialists etc.).  As this workforce increases, so does the need to understand the unique supports and supervision specific to Peer Support Workers.  Participants will learn the benefits of employing peer support workers, and best practices on how to support and supervise peer support worker roles. 

If you need accommodations (i.e. ASL interpreters) please make your request to Bobbi Spofford by September 30, 2016 at bobbi.spofford@massmail.state.ma.us

CEU applications have been submitted for: Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, & Occupational Therapists.

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