Best Practices in Peer Support Training

Webinar Date: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:30pm

Peer support is an essential part of part of recovery-focused services and systems. With the launch of the first advanced National Certified Peer Specialist Certification, individuals across the country have the opportunity to get certified, explore new career paths, and expand a growing and needed mental health workforce. To ensure the best outcomes and biggest impact for both peer specialists and those they support, individuals need to receive Peer Support Training. Learn from two national leaders in Peer Support training on the history, fundamentals, and best practices in training and how to join the growing network of trained and certified Peer Support Specialists.

Learning objectives:

  • Review Peer Support training history
  • Understand the basics and best practices in Peer Training
  • Learn how to get started with training
  • Understand State vs National Certification


  • Guyton Colantuono, Executive Director at Project Return Peer Support Network
  • Clarice Bailey, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer at Mental Health Partnerships (formerly MHASP)
  • Moderator – Kelly Davis, Manager of Peer Advocacy, Support and Services at Mental Health America

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