Essential Peer Support Supervision Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Day 1:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM
Day 2:
Monday, June 21, 2021 at 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM
Day 3:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM
Day 4:
Monday, June 28, 2021 at 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM
Day 5:
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Website
Cost Range
Funding for this course is provided through the Alaska Training Cooperative and The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.

Host And Instructor

Susan Musante, MS, LPCC, Spencer Ladner, and Lee Breinig, BS, CDC1

Training Overview Description

If you are a supervising a Peer Support Specialist or Recovery Coach, you need to understand the unique discipline of the Peer Support role. We don’t hire peers as junior case managers, errand persons, drivers or clinicians-in-training. Rather, we hire them for their empowerment skills, support expertise, courage and lived experience. For all those who are in a supporting role to Peer Support Professionals, this 8-hour training includes the history, evidence base, and basic a-b-c-s of Peer Support.

This 8-hour course addresses the complexity of issues including roles, ethics, qualification and practice.

Presenters: Susan Musante, MS, LPCC. founder of Recovery and Rehabilitation Resources. Spencer Ladner, and Lee Breinig, BS, CDC1 - known for their work in Peer Support and developing recovery-oriented services in Alaska.

Event-specific Details

Many behavioral health clinicians and providers around Alaska will find themselves newly supervising certified Peer Support Specialists in 2021. Learn how PSSs can augment treatment teams, and help to achieve positive outcomes for your clients. Learn how to effectively support your Peer Staff and what the worldwide gold standards are for Peer Support Services.

This program has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers-Alaska Chapter for 8.0 social work clock hours.