Dec 3 Webinar: An Intro to Community Inclusion for Peer Providers

NYAPRS Note: The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion, in partnership with the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, is hosting a free 90-minute webinar, Supporting Increased Community Participation: An Introduction to Community Inclusion for Peer Providers, on December 3, 2015 at 2 PM EST.The webinar is aimed at helping peer providers understand the correlation between community participation and recovery/wellness. Registration link is below. ---------------

Exciting New Partnership Brings Innovation and Opportunity!

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion is proud to announce our new partnership with the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery. The first opportunity that we bring your way is a free webinar for peers and their allies that will explore the critical role that peers can play in supporting increased community inclusion for individuals living with mental health conditions. Check out the webinar description below and be sure to register!

Title: Supporting Increased Community Participation: An Introduction to Community Inclusion for Peer Providers When: December 3, 2015 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 EST

Webinar Description

The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery and the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion invite you to participate in a 90 minute webinar, Supporting Increased Community Participation: An Introduction to Community Inclusion for Peer Providers. Exciting new research suggests that increased community participation is related to greater feelings of well being and recovery. This introductory, yet highly informational webinar will provide peer providers and their allies a foundational understanding of the relationship between community participation and recovery and well being. It will also explore the key role that peers can play in supporting increased community participation. Additionally, the webinar will introduce attendees to the opportunity to participate in an intensive two day in-person training and a unique opportunity to pursue a new certification as a Community Inclusion Peer Facilitator.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this webinar participants will be able to:

1) define the concepts of community integration, inclusion, and participation and their relationship to mental health and wellness;

2) describe the ways which community exclusion occurs and impacts health and wellness;

3) discuss the evidence base that supports an increased focus on community inclusion;

4) identify the role and value of peer support in promoting community wellness through increased inclusion.

Register here: https://copelandcenter.com/sessions/webinar-supporting-increased-community-participation-introduction-community-inclusion-peer<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=6424087&msgid=89890&act=TX44&c=1448066&destination=https%3A%2F%2Fcopelandcenter.com%2Fsessions%2Fwebinar-supporting-increased-community-participation-introduction-community-inclusion-peer>