This webinar will describe the partnership between the Family Peer Support Services program of the Mental Health Association of Erie County, the Tower Foundation, and three hospitals: Bry-Lyn Hospital, Buffalo Psychiatric Center and Erie County Medical Center. Presenters will describe how this partnership facilitates outreach, promotes engagement throughout a family and youth’s hospital stay, and supports families when their children are discharged from thehospital. Presenters will offer their perspectives on what has contributed to the success and growth of this collaboration.
Target Audience: Providers of hospital (emergency, stabilization and inpatient) services for children and youth; Managed Care Organizations and Performing Provider Systems; Family Peer Support Services (FPSS) providers who are interested in expanding their work to include work with hospitals.
family peer support, family, hospitals, youth, Managed Care Organizations