Peer Specialists in the Work Place: Skills for Effective Teams


Tim Conroy, MLSLT, CMPS

Presentation: This presentation will look at the Role of the Peer Specialist in the workplace and discuss managing various types of conflict that may occur. A brief discussion of conflict styles will lead to the presentation of a tool that can help Peer Specialists advocate for their peers in a treatment team/team meeting setting. Following that, the group will look at 3 different scenarios and come up with appropriate statements that follow the rules of communicating effectively in potential conflict situations.


  • Discuss the 4 styles of conflict and how they relate to individuals personally
  • Describe how to appropriately advocate for your peer in a treatment team meeting
  • Discuss the unique role of a peer in the workplace

Slides and Handouts:

Conroy_2018 Peer Leadership Summit

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