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Implementing Peer Services In the Medical Setting
February 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
This 6 hour PCB approved training will teach attendees what peers are; and how to effectively implement peers in a medical setting.
For both medical professionals and behavioral health staff, implementing peers into a medical setting is more than making a face-to-face referral. Attendees will learn the the principles of peer support. The beliefs and knowledge of the peer community will also be discussed. Like every field, peer services in the medical setting has benefits and challenges.
In addition, this training will provide practical tools for effectively supporting peer staff. The audience for this training is medical professionals and support staff who would like to incorporate peers into traditional medical and physical health facilities.