Ready for Reentry: Forensic Peer Mentoring
About the 4-part Series:
Join us as we explore the Forensic Peer Mentor (FPM) role in a 4-part series 'Ready for Reentry'. During the monthly sessions, attendees will learn about the organizational framework needed, explore ways to build community relationships, and understand the practical application of a Forensic Peer Mentor program.
- Session 1: Ready for Reentry: Forensic Peer Mentor Overview | Monday, October 30, 2023 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM (ET)
In part 1 of our 'Ready for Reentry' series, we will discuss the Forensic Peer Mentor role, including the responsibilities, qualifications and organizational framework needed to build and support a Forensic Peer Mentor program.
- Session 2: Ready for Reentry: Putting Stakes in the Ground | Monday, November 20, 2023 12:30 - 1:30 PM (ET)
In part 2 of our 'Ready For Reentry' series, we will discuss how trusting relationships of community partners are essential for the Forensic Peer Mentor program. Community partners typically include officials within the department of corrections, community supervision, district attorney office and local law enforcement.
- Session 3: Ready For Reentry: Forensic Peer Mentor Training | Monday, December 18, 2023 12:30 - 1:30 PM (ET)
In Part 3 of our 'Ready for Reentry' series, we will discuss the Forensic Peer Mentor Training itself. We will focus on the Ready for Reentry training created by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN). Lindsey Sizemore, founding director of the training, will describe the opportunities and challenges faced while developing and growing this new model of peer support.
- Session 4: Ready for Reentry: Forensic Peer Mentor Services Model in Action | Monday, January 29, 2024 12:30 - 1:30PM (ET)
In the final session of our 'Ready for Re-entry' series, active Forensic Peer Mentors (FPM), their leadership, and community stakeholders will explore and discuss the practical application of the Forensic Peer Mentor service delivery model.