Our goal is to ensure families have a voice in their treatment, by educating, strengthening and empowering them while in their present circumstances. We strive to provide services, which are family driven and youth guided. We value the unique needs of families and we respect their diverse culture experiences. We help all families navigate through systems as they work to recover and overcome barriers and setbacks they may experience in their daily lives.
To assist families with maximizing their fullest potentials by understanding their unique needs, linking them to community resources and providing supports through various services. We support families as they make decisions in setting goals and achieving their desired outcomes.
Our Certified Peer Specialist-Parent (CPS-P) are peer's with the lived experience of raising a child with a diagnosis.
Our Certified Peer Specialist-Youth (CPS-Y) are peer's with the lived experience living with a diagnosis.
PEER SUPPORT RESPONSIBILITIES:
are geared toward promoting self-empower of the parent, enhancing
community living skills and developing natural support through the following
Through positive relationship
with health provider, promoting access and quality services to the
Assisting with identifying other
community and individual supports that can be used by the family to
achieve their goals and objectives, these can include.
Assisting the youth and family
accessing strength based behavioral health, social services, educational
services and other support and resources required to assist the family to
attain its vision/goals/objectives including.
Helping the family identify
natural supports that exist for the family.
Working with families to access
supports which maintain youth in the lease restrictive setting possible
Your Peer will meet with you
weekly to help you and your family with your goals.
Peer Support Provide a wide range of
specific interventions and supports, such as:
families in gaining skills to promote the families’’ recovery process (e.g.,
Self-advocacy, developing natural supports etc.)
voice and choice by assisting the family in assuming the lead roles in all multi-disciplinary
family’s needs and concerns from a peer perspective, and offering suggestion
for engagement in their family planning