Discussion: Please join the Missouri Recovery Network as we discuss the need for creating local peer networks statewide. What would a local peer network look like? How could peer networks benefit you in your role as a peer specialist? What additional support/training would be beneficial to you as a peer? What benefits do you see in networking with other peers to strengthen/expand local recovery oriented systems of care? Do you have a good understanding of your peer role? Does your supervisor understand the role you play in the treatment/recovery team? Come join us in this open dialogue on how peer networks could benefit you and what role you can play in helping create one in your area.
- Describe characteristics of what a local peer network encompasses and how it can be beneficial to peers.
- Explain the benefits and strengths of expanding local recovery oriented systems of care.
- Discuss the role that peers play in the treatment and recovery team and how to help supervisors understand this role’s importance.
- List steps that could help the participants play a role in creating their own peer networks.