The Missing Link: Peer Services. Debbie Plotnick Director of State Policy Mental Health America. Peer-to-peer services treat recipients as equals:.
The Missing Link: Peer Services
Director of State Policy
Mental Health America
Peer-to-peer services treat recipients as equals:
MHASP’s Johnathan Evans (an award-winning outreach advocate) and an ACCESS-West Philly colleague talk to a homeless man.
MHASP’s Friends Connection participated in the prestigious COSP study funded by CMHS, and has helped build the evidence base for peer-to-peer services.
Friends Connection MontCo and Trail Guides staff at MHASP’s picnic/staff recognition event on 8/28/07
Chester County Certified Peer Specialists on graduation day, Nov. 14, 2008, with MHASP facilitators Crystal Edwards (front left) and Christopher Mooney (rear, second from right)
MHASP’s Institute for Recovery and Community Integration trains and certifies CPS.
The Consumer Recovery Investment Funds Self-Directed Care (CRIF SDC) program puts consumers in the driver’s seat.
With an advisor’s assistance, participants create and control a budget and can hire and manage support staff and purchase goods and services that they need and want.
Tim Connors (left), a CRIF recovery coach, with aCRIF participant