The DBSA Peer Leadership Center is a community where peer specialists can connect with information, training, education, and most importantly, each other. Within this community, there are a number of ways that peers can connect with one another.
- Peer specialists and peer supporters will be able to search* for other individuals who have also created a profile by location, certification, Veteran status, and other fields.
- Peer specialist and peer supporters will be able to private message* each other about questions and/or to make personal connections for mentoring, support, or collaboration
- Peer specialists will also have the opportunity to participate in discussion boards focused on best-practices for peer specialists and/or to provide insight into challenges facing the field.
- Peer specialists and peer supporter will have access to the peer job board, a listing of employment opportunities specifically for peers.
This community will be focused on topics specific to the peer workforce; a place where individuals can come together to share perspectives, resources, and ideas on how to strengthen the peer provider community so that more individuals can share hope, and the mental health system can continue on its road to recovery. Beyond these networking opportunities, the DBSA Peer Leadership Center will also provide a platform to gather opinions via survey so that the peer workforce can collectively be represented in new ways. Become a member today!
*Note individuals will have the option when they are creating their profile to determine if they would like to be included in networking searches and if so, they will have additional options to limit the ways others can search for them.