From Re-entry to Recovery - Peer Support for Transition to the Community

About the Course:

In this presentation, Elissa Nulton and Christy DeFeo discuss how peer support contributes to reduced criminal justice recidivism and supports re-entry of people with behavioral health conditions. Examples of existing programs are described, and practical tips for integrating peer support for transition to the community are offered. Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment.

Publication Date:

Aired Jan. 24, 2017

Authors

Elissa Nulton

Elissa Nulton is the Chief Operating Officer at Peerstar LLC℠, a community behavioral healthcare service working toward recovery and integration.

Christy DeFeo

Christy DeFeo is the Director of Forensic Programs at Peerstar LLC℠, a community behavioral healthcare service working toward recovery and integration.

Recommended For:

Any professional working with youths and the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss how peer support contributes to reduced criminal justice recidivism and supports re-entry into the community for people with behavioral health conditions.

  2. Describe examples of how existing programs work.

  3. Discuss how to incorporate peer support programming in order to help clients with re-entry/transition into the community.

Course Material — Web Video

Powerpoint Presentation

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Course Number: 102360
Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Recorded Webinar
Rating: 
4.5 out of 5
Popularity: 12 members have taken this course