Successfully Employing Peer Specialists: A Framework and Tools

Webinar Date: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:30am

SAMHSA invites you to join a TA Coalition webinar with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors addressing successfully employing peer specialists. This training is especially designed for provider managers and supervisors, and will offer a framework for and specific tools on successfully employing peer specialists. 


  • Jonathan Delman, Ph.D., JD, MPH

In this webinar, the presenter will cover:

  • Clarifying the peer specialist role
  • Recruiting, hiring, and training of peers
  • Educating and supporting non-peer staff
  • Using the reasonable accommodation (Americans with Disabilities Act) Employee Assistance Programs to address job difficulties and support good performance
  • Team building: Cross training and co-learning
  • Key components/elements of organizational culture and infrastructure

Download the slides here >>>