Presented by MCTAC partners at ICL and NYAPRS, this webinar was intended for Health Home care managers and adult BH HCBS providers interested in learning more about how to best engage peers in service settings. NYAPRS provided an overview of the peer approach using data to illustrate its benefits and shared strategies for outreach and engagement. ICL shared their experience in providing HCBS Peer Support services, and discussed how peer support can serve as an effective engagement tool, a bridge to other services, and a critical component of recovery oriented practice. Deidre Summers, HCBS Director and Andre Jordan, Peer Specialist talked about their approach to Peer Support and gave examples of how HCBS Peer Support is working in people’s lives.
peer run service, Home and community based services, peer supports