Peer Specialists Promoting Community Re-integration for People with Psychiatric Disabilities Returning Home from Jail or Prison

In the fifth event in our popular webinar series we will focus on the role peer specialists can play in assisting people with mental health conditions who are involved with the criminal justice system.

PowerPoint Presentation


  • Richard Baron / —MA / Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities
  • LaVerne D. Miller, —Esq. / Policy Research Associates, Inc.
  • Lori Schultz / —Peerstar LLC
  • James P. Kimmel, Jr., J.D., Esq. / Peerstar LLC


Research Citations

Miracle Court

Nonjustice System Handout

Background Materials:

STAR Center / GAINS Center Three-Part Series on Supporting the Recovery of Justice-Involved Consumers


Peer Support within Criminal Justice Settings: The Role of Forensic Peer Specialists

Mental Illness, Criminality and Citizenship - 2000

Mental Illness, Criminality and Citizenship Revisited - 2012