FREE Webinar - Returning to Our Roots: What is the Purpose of Peer Support?

Training type:
NAPS Webinar

D2WDoors to Wellbeing invites you to join our monthly Peer Specialist Webinar Series. This FREE continuing education opportunity brings experts by experience to expand peer specialist skills, knowledge and best practices. The series is the last Tuesday of every month (except December) at 2pm ET/1pm CT/12pm MT/11am PT. 


Returning to Our Roots: What is the Purpose of Peer Support? presented by Tim Saubers, Executive Director and Vanessa Williams, President of the Board of Directors, for National Association of Peer Supporters (NAPS)

Peer support has grown exponentially over the past 20 years and has become systematized as a service that is provided as part of the continuum of care within behavioral health services. Many peer supporters understand their role as bringing people into recovery, building recovery capital, and coaching people through navigating systems. But is that the true purpose of peer support, or is it something more? Join us for a conversation about what it means to stay true to the values of peer support amongst so many different systemic interpretations.  

Learning Objectives:
1. Name 3 misconceptions about the purpose of peer support
2. Name 3 ways to remain true to the values of peer support
3. Identify peer-oriented resources that support providing peer support to fidelity


This is part of Doors to Wellbeing's Peer Specialist Webinar Series

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