|7 Deadly Deadlines (including National Youth Council, RAC, Alternatives and more)|
35 Coming Attractions (Including several in-person workshops, webinars, and upcoming conferences like the 19th Annual HAHA Conference).
|City Limits had a recent article on peers in New York City organizing for social justice and system change. |
Katherine Ponte shared a recent Blog Posting on time spent on a Psych Ward.
International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS) Executive Director, Mike Weaver, provided an article on Peer Support as a Strength-Based Model. They are also holding a membership drive. For the next three months, the cost to join the Association has been reduced.
Job Openings and Job Fairs
|Our Job Bank contains over 100 openings for peer support workers and supervisors across the state. |
We are now listing Job Fairs in different regions. If you know of employers that are hiring, let them know about our Job Bank.
|The New York City Peer and Community Health Workforce Consortium launched their Organizational Toolkit this week.|
Boston University launched a new App called Recovery 4 Us, that allows people to create and share hopeful messages.
|The Academy of Peer Services was recently published in the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. An article about the Academy will also appear in an upcoming OMH News. |
A new brochure that summarizes the Evidence and the Experience of Peer Support was recently published by Rebecca Miller and Laura VanTosh.
Several researchers wrote a response to a negative opinion article about peer support that appeared in Psychiatric Times in February 2018. The newsletter contains links to the responses.
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