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Today's Webinar: Supporting Financial Wellness starts at noon (More Seats Added)

Today's Webinar: Supporting Financial Wellness starts at noon (More Seats Added)

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NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium 
Webinar 2: Supporting Financial Wellness

June 14, 2019 | 12:00 – 1:15 pm (followed by Q&A)

with Oscar Jiménez-Solomon

This is the second is a series of professional and leadership development webinars hosted by the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium, supported by the Academy of Peer Services Virtual Community and the New York State Office of Mental Health Office of Consumer Affairs. 

In this webinar, you will learn ways in which you can support someone to increase wellness in the five domains of financial wellness. The webinar will include stories of people who are gaining or regaining wellness in this essential area of life. After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • · Recognize why poverty and economic exclusion matter to recovery
  • · Define the five domains and key components of financial wellness
  • · Describe a process peer workers, recovery advocates, and community health workers can follow to support someone in increasing or enhancing financial wellness
  • · Locate resources that can be helpful to anyone seeking financial wellness

Oscar Jiménez-Solomon is a mental health researcher and advocate. He has dedicated his career to improving the financial wellness of people with psychiatric disabilities and their access to recovery-oriented and culturally competent services through research, program development and policy advocacy. He obtained a Master of Public Health at Columbia University (2003) and a License in Sociology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (1997). Since 2013, Mr. Jiménez-Solomon has served as Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Senior Staff Associate in the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where he is conducting a study to develop a peer-supported economic empowerment intervention with the purpose of enhancing employment outcomes, reducing suicide risk, and improving overall psychosocial wellness.

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The webinar is free, but registration is required. To register, click here

Thank you for participating in the Academy of Peer Services Virtual Community planning group. If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact Rita Cronise, Coordinator, at