March 23: "Communicating the Value of Peer Support Services"; BRSS TACS Recovery LIVE Webinar

Recovery LIVE! - Making the Case: Communicating the Value of Peer Support Services

BRSS TACS Recovery LIVE Webinar: Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST

In this virtual event, SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) teamwill share effective strategies for the inclusion of peer support workers in the behavioral health workforce.Peer support workers use their lived experience and specialized training toguide, support, and educate people in or seeking recovery.Peer support services are evidence-based practices that produce demonstrable outcomes with those who are served.Presenters will share tools that can help convey the benefits of hiring peers.

Presenters include Joe Powell, President, Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) Recovery;Elaine Slaton, Senior Associate, Center for Social Innovation; andLyn Legere, Recovery Educator. This live paneldiscussionwill be moderated by Steven Samra, Associate, Center for Social Innovation

Recovery LIVE! participants engage directly with moderators and each other through live chatting, polls, and other interactive features. Be part of the conversation—register today!


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Free Webinar: Communicating the Value of Peer Supports on 3/23 2-3 pm ET. Learn about making the case for#peersupportservices & tools to convey the benefits of hiring peers. Sponsored by @SAMHSA’s BRSS TACS initiative--register today!#recovery

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Free Webinar: communicating #peersupport value for people in #recovery from @SAMHSAgov on 3/23 2-3 pm ET, register: