Project funded by National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education, and the Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services (NIDRR grant H133B090019).
Peer teaching, Mentoring, Social service, Youth -- Counseling of, Social work with youth, Mental health services -- United States
This information brief gives an overview of Youth MOVE Oregon, an innovator in peer-led services for youth. The role and development of Peer Support Providers is discussed in some detail along with organizational challenges that need to be addressed.
Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures and Youth MOVE Oregon. (2014). Implementing the Peer Support Specialist Role: Peer Support in a Youth-led Drop-in Center. Portland, OR: Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University.