Youth Peer Support is a relatively new service and organizations face a collective challenge to find young adults qualified to fulfill these roles. Come join us as Families Together in NYS shares their ideas on the steps you can take to recruit Youth Peer Advocates for these roles. You will also hear from three agencies across the state that have taken creative steps to both hire and inspire the next generation of Youth Peer Advocates.
Moderator: Azaria Georger, Youth Peer Services Training & Credentialing Coordinator | Youth Power of Families Together in NY State
Julianna Hill, YPA | Mental Health Advocates of Western NY
Douglas Hahn, YPA | Mental Health Advocates of Western NY
Yudelca De La Cruz, YPA Supervisor | JCAA
Christopher Jones, YPA | JCAA
Amir Mir, Program Director | SCO Family of Services