Back to Previous Trainings
Peer Recovery Support Services 101: Exploring Basic Terms, Roles and Responsibilities - MAI Webinar
5/3/2022 - 5/3/2022
The presence of peer workers in organizations often enhances the reach and success of recovery support and HIV services. Peer workers are essential to reaching individuals in communities of color, addressing stigma, and connecting individuals to much-needed health and social services.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide participants with an overview of the general terms, roles, and responsibilities of peer workers in supporting recovery from substance use disorders and engaging with HIV prevention and treatment. The discussion will also include how to best empower and integrate peers into various organizations and utilize their services with effectiveness and care.
This event is intended to be interactive, so please be prepared to share your experiences, comments, and questions about the terms, roles, and responsibilities of peer workers. Upon the completion of this event, the participants will be able to:
- Better understand common peer engagement terms and strategies;
- Describe peer worker roles and responsibilities;
- Better understand the importance of peers in increasing health equity and reducing health disparities in their respective communities.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern
(12 pm Central / 11 am Mountain / 10 am Pacific)