Book of Proceedings: Peer Work: A Respected Career Trajectory; Employing The Right People For The Right Reasons.

Go back to Resource Library
By June 6, 2016 No Comments

Authors: Fay Jackson, NSW

Year: 2015

Event: 2015 TheMHS Conference

Subject: 2015 Conference Book of Proceedings

Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers

Abstract: There are both rewards and challenges in public, community managed organisations, and private mental health services in appointing, training and supporting high quality Peer Workers and staff to other designated Lived Experience roles. As these same concerns may be present in services other than mental health services, and in the general workforce including the corporate sector, we need to break down the myths and barriers that currently exist in mental health services in order to prove the expertise, capability and value add of the Lived Experience workforce.

This resource is only available for subscribers. If you have a subscription, please log in. Otherwise, click here to purchase a subscription.