CoE-IHS Webinar: Peers Part 1 – Peer Support in Integrated Care Settings
Integrated care requires person-centered and individualized approaches that target the unique needs of clients and communities. Peer support specialists can play an influential role in providing person-centered and integrated services, as they bring unique skills and lived experience to help support clients through their recovery journey.
Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12-1 p.m. ET for the first webinar in our three-part series, Leveraging the Untapped Potential of Peer Services in Integrated Care. Learn more about the critical role peer support plays in integrated care settings, aiding in the healing and recovery of individuals with mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
After attending this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand similarities and differences between peer support staff, recovery support staff and community health workers, and their unique roles in integrated care settings.
- Recognize opportunities for utilizing peer support staff in integrated care settings to improve person-centered care that addresses individual’s unique needs.
- Explore barriers to integrating peer support services, including financing, supervising and supporting peer support staff within integrated care settings.