Jonathan P. Edwards
Jonathan P. Edwards is a public health professional and an adjunct instructor at Columbia School of Social Work. He also plays an integral role in advancing peer support workforce development and supervision in mental health and substance use treatment settings. He received his Ph.D. and M. Phil. in Social Welfare from CUNY Graduate Center, his Master’s in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College; holds both Certified Peer Specialist and Certified Personal Medicine Coach credentials; and serves on the New York Peer Specialist Certification Board and Mental Health News Education Board. Jonathan identifies as a person in long-term recovery, which is the driving force that informs his worldview, scholarship, and practice.