Certified Peer Specialist Values

  • Peer support is voluntary
  • Peer supporters are hopeful
  • Peer supports are open minded
  • Peer supporters are empathetic
  • Peer supports are respectful
  • Peer supporters facilitate change
  • Peer supporters are honest and direct
  • Peer support is mutual and reciprocal
  • Peer support is equally shared power
  • Peer support is strengths-focused
  • Peer support is transparent
  • Peer support is person-driven


National Ethical Guidelines and Practice Standards National Practice Guidelines for Peer Supporters https://inaps.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/nationalguidelines_updated.pdf