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Indigenizing peer support in Indian country, part 1

Please join the National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC for this 120-minute Behavioral Health two part webinar series. Jim Wikel PWS, CRM II/ PSS (Seneca-Cayuga) and Jessica Carroll MA (Osage) will co-present on this important topic within the behavioral health field. Part 1 will focus on the approach that peer values are cultural values, it involves cooperation not competition, and the concept of mutuality. The presenters will discuss how Individual liberty can coexist with collectivism and exploring how we can integrate these values into our work as peer supporters. Part 2 will focus on the steps necessary for becoming a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist while working within Westernized clinical systems.

Date and Time: 
March 20, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm