26 minutes | Oct 18, 2019

28: Peer Specialists in Community Mental Health

Nev Jones, Ph.D., and Christina Mangurian, M.D., M.A.S., join Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss the significant ethical, political, and procedural challenges that affect recruitment and retention of the peer specialist workforce. Introduction to the topic [1:05] Outline of the case study described in the column [6:20] Challenges involved in hiring peer staff [11:28] Tips for helping clients [14:42] Challenges dealing with microaggressions [17:54] What progress has been made? [23:19] Check out Editor's Choice, a new set of curated collections from the rich resource of articles published in the journal. Sign up to receive notification of new Editor's Choice collections. Other articles may be viewed at our web site. Be sure to let your colleagues know about the podcast, and please rate and review it wherever you listen to it. Listen to other podcasts produced by the American Psychiatric Association. Follow the journal on Twitter. E-mail us at psjournal@psych.org
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