Past Events

Borderline Personality, AKA Emotional Intensity Disorder

Iowa Peer Network - Virtual through Zoom

Monthly Workshop - Borderline Personality, AKA Emotional Intensity Disorder Many Peer Support ask about borderline personality. What is it? It is also sometimes referred to as emotional intensity disorder, because people with this diagnosis often have big emotions. Sometimes those big emotions come through as anger at the helper, which can lead us to be unsure what to do to…

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Building Bridges: Peer Roles at Different Agencies

Monthly Workshop - Building Bridges: Peer Roles at Different Agencies Peer Support can come in many forms and many types of agencies. There are Peer Support Specialists, Peer Recovery Coaches, and Family Peer Support Specialists. There are Integrated Health Homes, Assertive Community Treatment Teams, wellness centers, crisis stabilization, and many more. It’s hard to keep track of, but the more…

Supervision

Iowa Peer Network - Virtual through Zoom

Monthly Workshop - Supervision We found at the Peer Support Summit that 45% of the supervisors in attendance were also Peer Support or Recovery Coaches themselves.  That means we are moving up in career building!  It also means we need to talk about how to best supervise a team of Peer Support Specialists.  How is supervising Peer Support different than…

Monthly Workshop – Trauma-Informed Care

Iowa Peer Network - Virtual through Zoom

Trauma-informed care challenges the way systems are set up in order to create safety through empowerment, trust, and personal choice.  What do we notice about the mental health system that we would like to see change?  How can we be the first steps of that change?

Monthly Workshop – Ethics

Iowa Peer Network - Virtual through Zoom

Ethics is not just about rules, but thinking through the consequences and alternatives so that we can create the safest and most equitable environment we can.

Monthly Workshop – Peer Support in Emergency Response

Iowa Peer Network - Virtual through Zoom

Join our conversation with Tamara Nuñez and Rod Courtney as they describe their work to integrate peer support with emergency services in their local areas.