SMSHA Webinar Series: Peer Support for Incarcerated Persons With Mental Illness

Posted by Alexandra Kielty - On August 12, 2014 (EST)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMSHA) is hosting a two part Webinar: Part 1:Exemplary Models of Peer Support to Incarcerated Persons With Mental Illness on August 27th, 2014 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. EDT; and Part 2: How to Build Peer Support for Incarcerated Persons With Mental Illness on September 3rd, 2014 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT. These are sponsored by SAMHSA's GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation and the Association of State Correctional Administrators. Attendees will learn about the use of peers and peer support on Special Needs Units and in Reentry Planning. The first session will highlight two exemplary programs and the second session will focus on how to fund, develop, implement, sustain and expand these programs in correctional facilities.

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