The College for Behavioral Health Leadership, formerly ACMHA, has released a report containing findings of two national surveys on compensation of peer support specialists. The project grew out of concern that data was available on specialists’ satisfaction with employment roles and compensation, but did not report actual compensation levels. The first of two surveysContinue Reading.
Surveys Underway on Peer Career Development
Two national surveys are underway in an effort to gather information about the number of Certified Peer Specialists, their characteristics, and career development. One is a survey of state certification entities and the other is open to broad participation by individuals peer specialists. The surveys are co-sponsored by five peer-led and/or supporting organizations: the InternationalContinue Reading.
Integrating peer support into healthcare delivery
Peer support is probably most often thought of as an intervention for people suffering with substance use and mental health conditions. But Sue Bergeson, MBA, Annapolis Coalition board member, discusses the role of peer support for people with mental conditions who are facing physical health challenges. In her recent blog for the magazine Behavioral Healthcare,Continue Reading.