Peer Specialists in Rural Communities: Promoting Community Inclusion

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The second webinar, January 24, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, focused on the special challenges facing peer specialists in rural America. It drew on a national study of rural peer specialists completed a little more than a year ago.  It reviewed the uniqueness of rural America, the innovative approaches used by peer specialists in rural settings, and the challenges they face in promoting community inclusion.


  • Richard Baron -- Director of Knowledge Translation, The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities

  • Eddie Perhonitch -- Founder and COO, Recovery Edge, Inc.

  • Jessica Matern -- Certified Peer Specialist, Recovery Edge, Inc.