Enhancing Personal Capacity for Wellness: An Overview
SAMHSA's Program to Achieve Wellness
July 24, 2017; 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
As a peer support provider, how can you improve services for individuals with mental and/or substance abuse disorders? Join SAMHSA's Program to Achieve Wellness on Monday, July 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET for Enhancing Personal Capacity for Wellness: An Overview, to get answers to this question and more. This is the first webinar of a four-part series.
Attendees will develop an understanding of the importance of lived experiences and relationship-based roles of peers. Participants will strengthen self-awareness and self-care to sustain empathy and connection. Additionally, the audience will be better equipped to understand peer support through a culturally responsive and trauma-informed lens. Resources used to develop this webinar series will be available for attendees as a download during the session.
The following speakers will provide insight, tools, and real-life experience to help peer support providers and peer support supervisors enhance their overall wellness:
Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth M.O.V.E. National
Cathy Cave, Co-Director, SAMHSA's Program to Achieve Wellness
Beth Mangiaracina, Statewide Trainer, Mental Health Empowerment Project
Tiara Springer-Love, Youth Advocate Coordinator, Families on the Move
Peggy Swarbrick, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, SAMHSA's Program to Achieve Wellness