Three-part Learning Series: Peer Navigators Support People with Serious Mental Illness
Peer navigators are people with lived experience who help individuals receiving services meet their health needs in an often-fragmented healthcare system. Peer navigators assist with arranging or getting to doctor’s appointments, lab tests, office procedures, clinic visits, counselor meetings, pharmacies, and support services.
Learn more about peer navigators by attending one or more of these virtual learning sessions offered from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ET on March 1, 8, and 15, 2018.
Presenters include Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology; Sonya Ballentine, Project Manager, Illinois Institute of Technology College of Psychology; and moderator Cheryl Gagne, Sc.D., BRSS TACS Senior Associate, Center for Social Innovation.
- Session One: “Health Disparities of People From Latino and African Americans Communities Living With Serious Mental Illness” (March 1)
- Session Two: “Principles and Practices of Peer Navigators”(March 8)
- Session Three: “Implementation of Peer Navigator Programs” (March 15)