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This suggests the potential benefits of more widely disseminating peer-led disease self-management for people with mental health conditions. Webinar on “Redefining Risk in Peer Support Relationships” This Friday, February 16, at 12 p.m.
ETThe Inter National Association of Peer Supporters (i NAPS) and Optum are sponsoring a one-hour webinar on “Redefining Risk in Peer Support Relationships” on February 16 at noon ET.
“As we listen to the voices of the men and women who shared their stories we will hear the profound pain caused by mentalism and discrimination in our most important relationships, including our relationships with mental health providers.For more about the Inner Compass Initiative, click here: Invites Workshop Proposals for Its Annual Rights Conference The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA) is seeking workshop proposals that address strategies, ideas, programs, and emerging practices that support and promote NARPA’s mission and commitment to individual rights, liberty, freedom, and dignity.The conference will be held September 26-29, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. SAMHSA’s VOICE Awards Are Seeking Nominations“The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Voice Awards program honors people in recovery and their family members who are improving the lives of people with mental [health conditions] and substance use disorders in communities across the country.The profiles include a picture, map, information about staff training, guest eligibility, and links.Peer respites—operated and staffed by people with psychiatric histories and/or who have experienced trauma and/or extreme states—are voluntary, short-term residential programs that provide community-based, non-clinical crisis support.This guide and the sharing and connections that I hope will emerge from its use, will provide us with an opportunity as survivors to own our wounding and recovery and offer our experiences as lessons to our community on survival and triumph.” To download the free 37-page publication, click here.“Why Underlying Causes of Emotional Distress Are Often Unexplored”In a podcast, Dr.Lucy Johnstone, a clinical psychologist and author, discusses “our reliance on the concept of diagnosis and how that doesn’t fit well with psychological or emotional distress, and how a predominantly biomedical view of [mental health issues] tends to lead to a purely medication-centered approach to mental health care.” Among the topics covered are “why a psychosocial approach to mental distress would reduce psychiatric prescribing,” and “that there is more and more evidence to suggest that, overall, psychiatric drugs lead to disability in the long term rather than fix any problem.” For more information and to listen to the podcast, click here.They operate 24 hours a day in a homelike environment. How WIOA Supports Employment and Training Programs, and How Social Enterprises Can Benefit“The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is the largest source of federal funding for workforce development activities in the United States,” writes REDFworkshop.Their learning guide includes information about WIOA’s predecessor, WIA (Workforce Investment Act of 1998), about WIOA and the changes it implemented, how funding flows from the federal to local level, and how social enterprises can benefit from WIOA funding.The presenter is Chris Hansen, director of Intentional Peer Support (IPS).The webinar will be interactive and will include a demonstration role play. Applications for workshop presentations at Alternatives 2018 are now being accepted!