The Transformation Center’s Community Voice initiative seeks to expand access to and information about peer support across culture, language and geographic lines.
June 19, 2018
“Keeping Up with New Knowledge In Peer Support & Recovery Education” Forum II
Massachusetts Certified Peer Specialists (CPSs) and peer support workers coming together to ensure the integrity of peer support ongoing and continuing education.
Edwards House Meeting Retreat Center, Framingham, MA
Tuesday, June 19
Forum 10:00am – 3:00pm
Explore topics vital to the peer support community across Massachusetts
- Supervision and the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Code of Ethics
- Expanding Access and Inclusion
- CPS Continuing Education Credits, including the 2017 Emerging Consensus Statement
- “Recovery Outloud” and Ongoing Education
Community Voice Gathering Reports
Affinity Groups & Allies
Community Voice activities support “affinity groups” of people who share a culture, language or other self-identified experience and inform “allies” who advocate and support these communites. Affinity groups include:
- Young Adults
- Latinos en Accion
- Black Voices in Recovery
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Recovery Project
- Asian American Voices of Recovery & TEAM
Community-based diversity resources for people from a range communities have helped us strengthen our network of recovery and peer support.