All Members Course
About the Course
Participating in this course offers foundational knowledge about strengths-based recovery goals along with practical tools and techniques to inspire, establish, and clarify goals with peers and successfully address common causes of resistance. Course curriculum includes a downloadable goal-setting workbook. This course was created with peer specialists in mind, but could benefit peer supporters, as well.
Recovery Goal-Setting with Peers – A Three-Part Series was created by Jean Dukarski and Lisa Goodale. The course was delivered by Jean Dukarski.
Jean Dukarski is the Program Director for the Justice in Mental Health Organization (JIMHO) in Lansing, Michigan. Jean, a Certified Peer Support Specialist, has worked as a peer specialist, national peer specialist trainer, and consumer advocate since 1992. Jean’s experience includes working to organize mental health consumer groups, provide board development and training, and assist in the expansion of peer-operated services in Michigan. As a national trainer and continuing education instructor, Jean works with DBSA, Appalachian Consulting Group, and the National Council for Behavioral Health providing training in peer support, whole health integration, and goal setting.
Lisa Goodale is Vice President of Peer Support Services for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). Lisa develops and implements peer specialist training and consultation initiatives for diverse audiences and served as Project Manager for DBSA’s national contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs for training and certification of VA-employed Veteran peer specialists. Currently, Lisa also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Peer Supporters (INAPS). Part of the DBSA team for 17 years, she holds a Master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
**This course is open for all members**
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