Regional Peer Workforce Consultation Calls: Hiring for Peer Positions

Facilitated by Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregonthis was a series of open monthly consultation calls for Region 10 (Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho) supporting the Adult Peer workforce held in 2020-2021.

MHAAO Consultation Calls & Webinars

These calls are intended for peer support specialists, supervisors of peers, and administrators of peer-delivered services and programs.

You may join any or all of these calls. While we use a recurring Zoom link, you are welcome to choose the sessions that work for your schedule and interests.

Topics in future calls will include:
  • increasing familiarity with peer-delivered services
  • developing job descriptions
  • designing peer programs
  • hiring for peer positions
  • documentation
  • supervision
  • workforce training and professional development
  • and more! 

January 20 Topic: Hiring for Peer Positions


Adrienne Scavera is the Training and Outreach Department Director for Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon (MHAAO), one of Oregon's oldest and largest peer-run organizations. In her role as a department director, Adrienne works to support the peer workforce from initial entry and training to systems-level advocacy. Currently, Adrienne serves on several committees and boards, including the Oregon Health Authority’s Training Evaluation and Metrics Program Scoring Committee and the state Traditional Health Worker Commission.

In her work, Adrienne prioritizes the experience of individuals as the experts on their own lives. Over the years, she has worked in research, direct service, program development, management, training, and with non-profits, educational institutions, and peer-run organizations. She enjoys writing about herself in third person, well-organized spaces, and friendly animals.

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Starts: Jan 20, 2021 1:00 pm
Ends: Jan 20, 2021 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline
January 20, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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