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Understanding the continuum of informal and formal youth & young adult peer support

November 06, 2014

 The Georgetown National TA Center is launching an exciting webinar series called “Building the Foundation for a Youth MOVEment of Peer Support.” This series will cover important fundamental strategies to create better outcomes for young adults with behavioral health concerns. Check it out Network faithful!

  • Webinar: Understanding the Continuum of Informal and Formal Youth & Young Adult Peer Support
    Thursday December 4, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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  • Young adult peer support is value added to the community based service array for youth and young adult struggling with mental health challenges. Peer support can be provided in a variety of ways along the continuum of informal social group settings to individual one-to-one service model. This webinar showcases efforts in the field that have effectively met the needs of youth and young adults. Youth MOVE National, utilizing literature from the field and application along the continuum, offers a framework for communities to follow when developing community based peer to peer opportunities.
  • Facilitators
    Gwen White, Senior Policy Associate, Georgetown University National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health
  • Presenters
    Brianne Masselli, Director Technical Assistance, Youth MOVE National
    Johanna Bergan, Interim Executive DirectorYouth MOVE National

Don’t forget to add the following dates to your calendar so you can participate in the entire series!

  • December 11th, 1:00-2:00pm ET:  Open Discussion for Understanding the Continuum of Informal and Formal Youth & Young Adult Peer Support 
  • January 8, 2015, 1:00-2:30pm ET: Open Discussion for Supporting Youth and Young Adults in your Organization
  • February 5, 2015, 1:00-2:30pm ET: Open Discussion for Defining the Developmental Needs of Youth and Young Adult Peer Support 
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