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States Use Six Practices To Certify Competency Of Mental Health Peer Support Specialists

News | January 7, 2019

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Six state public behavioral health systems that have implemented mental health peer support specialists (PSS) reported using a group of similar practices to certify the skills and competencies of PSS workers. A PSS worker, as defined by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), is a person who has lived-experience and is in…

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