Youth Peer Advocates work in many settings, and while each is slightly different, there is some common wisdom we can share about how to support Youth Peer Advocates and be sure everyone is on the same page when it comes to their role. The webinar includes practical tips on how you can support a Youth Peer Advocate and promote their integration into the youth’s service provider team.
This webinar will introduce you to YOUTH POWER! and the services we provide to help programs across New York prepare to provide Youth Peer Support and Training, a new Medicaid state plan service. YOUTH POWER! is the agency that will be training and credentialing Youth Peer Advocates. This webinar will include an overview of youth peer services, information on training and credentialing requirements, and ideas about how YOUTH POWER! can support your agency and Youth Peer Advocates.