Brianna Gower

Supporting Family and Youth Peer Advocates During COVID-19

Providers of peer services are approaching their work during this challenging time with commitment and creativity. Supervisors are working hard behind the scenes to support their staff, both personally and professionally. Through panel discussion and feedback from webinar participants we share strategies supervisors are using to stay connected and help staff adapt.

Handouts and attendee chat responses are available in "Resources" below.

Providing Services Telephonically: Tips for Family and Youth Peer Support Providers

Due to the State of Emergency in NYS, many providers of Family and Youth Peer Support are delivering services virtually. Our panelists for this webinar share their thoughts and best practice tips on: important steps to prepare staff, engaging participants, setting healthy boundaries, and working in a way that is consistent with the core principles of peer services.

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YOUTH POWER! Overview of the NYS Youth Peer Advocate Training and Credentialing

The Youth Peer Advocate Training and Credentialing is now live! This webinar will provide a detailed overview of the Youth Peer Advocate Training and Credentialing process and the supports people have along the way. 

We will explore the topics covered in the Youth Peer Advocate Training, review the full process required to obtain a Youth Peer Advocate Credential, and answer any additional questions you may have.

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