Upcoming Webinar: “Implementing a Peer Mentor Program: Strategies for Engaging Peer Recovery Support Specialists in Adult Treatment Courts”
Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS Center for their upcoming “Implementing a Peer Mentor Program: Strategies for Engaging Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSSs) in Adult Treatment Court” webinar on August 31, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. ET.
PRSSs are people who work in treatment courts to help those participating in drug court and mental health court programs. This webinar will highlight strategies that engage PRSSs in adult treatment courts to support people with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Other topics will include training peers to work in treatment courts, identifying key community partners for an effective peer mentoring program, defining core activities of peers working in treatment courts, the certification process, and the oversight and management of peer programs. Attendees will also learn about the state of Oklahoma’s successful implementation of PRSSs.