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Value of Peers

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This presentation slide deck briefly reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of peer support specialists who provide mental health, substance use disorder, and family and caregiver support.

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Peers Supporting Recovery From Substance Use Disorders – Spanish Language

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 2-page Spanish language document provides an overview of peer specialist services for individuals receiving substance use disorder treatment or recovery services. The document defines peer support for these populations, describes services offered by peer specialists, and explains the benefits of peer recovery support services.

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Peers Supporting Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 2-pager provides an overview of peer specialist services for individuals receiving substance use disorder treatment or recovery services. The document defines peer support for these populations, describes services offered by peer specialists, and explains the benefits of peer recovery support services.

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Resources for the Supervision of Peer Workers

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 1-page list details several valuable resources for the supervision of peer support specialists. Part of SAMHSA’s tool-kit for supervising peer support specialists.

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Supervisor of Peer Workers Self-Assessment Checklist

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 1-page self-assessment for supervisors of peer support specialists is designed to help supervisors reflect on supervision practices and identify areas for additional training. Part of SAMHSA’s peer support supervision tool-kit.

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Supervision of Peer Workers Toolkit

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 2-page summary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s framework for supervision of peer support specialists describes the elements of SAMHSA’s tool-kit for peer support supervision, provides links to materials and recorded webinars, and offers guidance on how the materials can be used for group training or self-directed study.

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Supervision of Peer Workers – Presentation

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This presentation slide set details the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s framework for supervising peer support services.

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Supervision of Peer Workers – Presentation with Trainer Notes

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This presentation slide set including trainer notes details the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s framework for supervising peer support services.

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