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Peer support

a facilitator"s guide to peer led programming

by Barbara Ann Olsen

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Published by AADAC in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Adolescent,
  • Peer teaching,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Program Development,
  • Peer Group,
  • Substance-Related Disorders,
  • Alcoholism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[editors: Barbara Ann Olsen, Lisa Austin, Deirdre Ah Shene ; contributors: Barb Davis ... [et al.].
    ContributionsAlberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25905211M
    ISBN 100773215476
    OCLC/WorldCa37197493

    Digital Peer Support, Nashua, New Hampshire. likes 39 talking about this. Digital Peer Support is dedicated to co-producing peer support technologies to address the health and recovery needs of Followers: Peer Support and WRAP. As in WRAP, in Peer Support each person is the expert on her or himself. And yet, when discussing things with others about WRAP using Peer Support, we can open the way to considering, and even trying, new ways of doing things and being that make it easier to feel better, get well, stay well and move forward in our lives.

    In , Walter S. DeKeseredy announced Male Peer Support (MPS) Theory, which popularized the notion that certain all-male peer groups encourage, justify, and support the abuse of women. In , DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz modified and expanded MPS Theory. Books by Syd. Walk the Talk – First Responder Peer Support. The book everyone has been asking for. Developed by using over 55 years of experience and knowledge by two titans in the peer support and trauma management world and best-known speakers on police trauma survival.

    Peer support can occur within, outside or around traditional mental health services and programs, between two people or in groups. Peer support is increasingly being offered through digital health like text messaging and smartphone apps. Peer support is a key concept in the recovery approach and in consumer-operated services programs. Consumers/clients of mental health programs have also. A peer provider (e.g. certified peer specialist, peer support specialist, recovery coach) is a person who uses his or her lived experience of recovery from mental illness and/or addiction, plus skills learned in formal training, to deliver services in behavioral health settings to promoteFile Size: KB.


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Peer support by Barbara Ann Olsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The WRAP and Peer Support Handbook: Working Together to Reclaim our Lives describes the evidence-based practice of WRAP and the evidence-based practice of peer support, demonstrating how the two work together to enhance wellness and recovery.

This book supports the effective implementation of peer support and the evidence-based WRAP peer group intervention. Beyond The Starry Night: Recovery for the Vincent van Gogh of our Generation (A Curriculum for Peer Support Specialists working in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Book 1) by Joseph Sherman Kindle Certified Peer Support Specialist A Complete Guide - Edition.

In this way, the training becomes a support network for the peer supporters and an “incubator” for best practices in peer support. ACCESS THE WORKBOOK. Note: The workbook can be downloaded on this site (below) or ordered online. The full participant workbook is pages. To order a hard copy of the participant workbook online.

“peerness”—between a peer support worker and person in or seeking recovery promotes connection and inspires hope.

Peer support offers a level of acceptance, understanding, and validation not found in many other professional relationships (Mead & McNeil, ). By sharing their own lived experience and practical guidance, peer support workers.

Book Peer-Support Session. Peer Support Sessions are 1-on-1 educational conversations. They are confidential, compassionate, and judgement-free. We can discuss topics like: Sexuality, Queerness, Relationships, Non-Monogamy, etc.

* Discount rates are available for queer folks (and need-based), please let me know if you wish to have a lower-rate. Peer Support Services in VHA This document is a collaborative project between the VISN 1 New England MIRECC Peer Education Center, and the VISN 4 MIRECC Peer Resource Center.

Contributing authors: Matthew Chinman, Kevin Henze, and Patricia Sweeney. Edited by Sharon McCarthy. Peer Respite Handbook: A Guide to Understanding, Supporting and Building Peer Respites.

Understanding peer respite is the first key to ensuring that they are developed with integrity, well supported in the community, and accessible to all those who might want to use them. Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach is an innovative curriculum that explores ways to create mutually supportive relationships where both parties learn and grow together.

A central part of the IPS Core Training, it includes appendices for peer support warmlines, peer-run respite programs, and resources for peers By Shery Mead, MSW /5(12). Charles Drebing presents an excellent guide for peer to peer specialists, to keep at their desk or in their pocket.

Written in clear language, this is an excellent resource for all peer to peer support specialists or peer recovery coaches to use. I bought this book, and I found it immensely helpful by: 1. Peer support is about creating relationships that make it okay for us not just to be in peer relationships, but to use them as a tool to take a bigger look at how we’ve learned to operate in the world.

Adapting Peer Support. It is common for program managers to initiate a peer support program by adapting an existing program that has demonstrated success. Adaptation is the modification of an evidence-based intervention without competing with, contradicting, or removing its core elements or internal logic (Winwood et al., ).

An adapted peer. A peer support specialist has lived experience with mental health issues. They use that experience (and professional training) to guide others to recovery.

Peer support is a service available to you as a patron of Lawrence Public Library. The primary goal of peer support is to help you (1) build hope and (2) live with autonomy. Building hope and autonomy are necessary for recovery from any mental health concern.

Peer Support in Action. is a practical guide which gives adults who work with children and young people the knowledge, understanding and practical tools to provide effective and appropriate systems of peer support.

Peer Support Solutions offers anyone seeking help to easily find and connect with helpful peer support groups, individual peers, or peer coaches via our secure mobile or web video chat platform. Better Outcomes. lower costs. Our studies have shown that peer support can deliver a 60% - 70% reduction in hospital readmissions and visits to the ER.

Peer support — when individuals who have experienced mental illness and recovery help others — has become increasingly popular. Dr Nicola Davies explores the scientific evidence behind peer Author: Nicola Davies, Phd.

informed practices, peer support, and the particular issues facing women who have histories of trauma and who have used behavioral health services. This section shows how peer support is rooted in mutual relationships. The value of self-awareness and self-care for all participants in peer support is described.

DBSA Peer Specialist Training Program. A Peer Specialist is an individual with lived recovery experience who has been trained and certified to help peers in providing support as they move forward in their own recovery.

As a person who has traveled a similar path, a Peer Specialist fosters hope for recovery and role models that reality to the.

Our Certified Peer Support Specialist Training (CPSS) is recognized around the world. To date, we have trained over 6, individuals worldwide. Our CPSS training is certified curriculum in several states, including Arizona, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and California – and is a preferred curriculum of the Veterans’ Administration in certifying Peer Support Specialists.

The guidebook is pages, and an excellent resource on Peer Support Recovery. (PDF, KB) Comfort Rooms by Gayle Bluebird (PDF of a PowerPoint, 35 pages, KB) Read More. Fresh Start Peer Support will be providing peer support for one-on-one and families, group meetings, chapel services and third-party programs such as Change Matters, Smart Recovery, NA Narcotics Anonymous, Mental Health, Anger Management, Outreach, and more.Peer Support Australia runs several implementation workshops for training schools to deliver the Peer Support Program.

Participating students realise the significant outcomes of the program, including better connectedness, reduction in bullying behaviours, improved resilience and a greater sense of possibility.For training inquiries, contact the RI Consulting: Peer Support and Recovery Training team at the information below.

To purchase materials, please complete the order form at the back of this booklet and send to: RI Consulting: Peer Support and Recovery Training (a business unit of RI International) N.

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