Tuesday, October 30, 2018
2 P.M. ET/
1 P.M. CT/
11 A.M. PT
Community Inclusion and the Critical Role of Peers
Presented By: Mark Salzer, PhD
Exciting new research suggests that increased community participation is related to improved physical, cognitive and mental health and wellbeing. This webinar will provide mental health peer specialists and their allies a foundational understanding of the relationship between community participation and recovery and wellbeing. It will also explore the key role that mental health peer specialists can play in
supporting increased community participation.
- Define the concepts of community integration, inclusion, and participation and their relationship to physical, cognitive and mental health and wellbeing;
- Describe the ways which community exclusion occurs and impacts physical, cognitive, and mental health and wellbeing;
- Discuss the evidence base that establishes the medical benefits and need for increased community participation for people with mental health challenges;
- Identify the role and value of peer support in promoting community wellbeing through increased integration, inclusion, and participation.
Mark Salzer, Ph.D. is a psychologist, widely published researcher, and globally recognized thought leader and pioneer on the role of Community Inclusion in Mental Health Recovery.
A professor and founding Chair of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University, Dr. Salzer is also the Principal Investigator and Director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of individuals with mental