Session 3 will review the benefits of peer support, Core Peer Support Competencies, the Peer Support flow, and adopting a strengths-based focus. Participants will learn about blocks to connecting and skills for effective engagement.
Margaret (Peggy) Swarbrick, Ph.D., FAOTA | Research Professor & Associate Director, Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Dr. Swarbrick has worked for over 35 years in a variety of healthcare settings designing and evaluating innovative peer-delivered models and training programs that promote wellness and resilience. She has created an 8-dimensional Wellness Model adopted by behavioral healthcare agencies and state authorities across the country. In addition, she has developed a wellness coaching model and wellness Self-care Programs for a variety of populations including health professionals. Dr. Swarbrick has published extensively on a wide range of topics including health disparities, the wellness model, and health promotion approaches.