National Practice Guidelines for Peer Supporters
Course Description: In an effort to create broader understanding, reduce workplace tensions and frustrations, and to develop effective peer support roles, this course presents a universal set of practice standards. Such standards will enable peer support workers, non-peer staff, program administrators and developers, systems administrators, funders, researchers, and policymakers to better understand peer supporter values, and the appropriate roles and tasks that can and should be carried out by peer support workers in a manner that benefits all.
This course is based upon material published in the SAMHSA National Practice Guidelines for Peer Supporters and is available as an open access article. This course on practice guidelines for peer supporters is designed for peer support specialists. This course is appropriate for beginning level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of practice guidelines for peer supporters. The course material includes a review of values-based standards derived from focus groups and surveys.
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding peer support practice guidelines. Specifically, a professional will:
• Describe the core ethical guidelines for peer support practice
• Identify the components of professional practice standards
• Recognize national practice guidelines
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Florida Certification Board
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .