Peer Recovery ECHO Program

2nd Wednesday of the month @ 2-3:30pm CT (Peer Recovery ECHO)

4th Wednesday of the month @ 2-3pm CT (Office Hours ECHO)

Description 
The Peer Recovery ECHO Program is designed to educate peer specialists in the management and care of patients with substance use disorders. This program offers Office Hours ECHO sessions where attendees can ask questions and connect with faculty and other peers. Sessions are open to all. Advanced registration is strongly recommended. The Peer ECHO will cover the following topics in 2021:

  • Peer Support for Peers Waiting for Treatment (April 14)
  • History of Modern Peer Support (May 12)
  • Motivational Interviewing (June 9)
  • Peer Ethics (July 14)
  • Open Discussion on Progress Notes/Documentation (August 11)
  • Working on Multidisciplinary Teams (September 8)
  • Open Discussion 0n Peer Support for Families (October 13)
  • Incarceration/Re-entering Communities Considerations (November 10)

Participants
Peer support specialists, behavioral health providers, and others are welcome.

To Join
Simply click on the Zoom link 5 minutes before the session begins (or at any time during the session).

Peer Support ECHO: 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 2-3:30pm CT 
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Office Hours ECHO: 4th Wednesday of the month @ 2-3pm CT 
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Program Faculty and Staff 
The Peer Recovery ECHO Program is run by staff from Southern Plains Tribal Health Board. Faculty are experts in peer recovery, substance use disorders, and behavioral health. Faculty include: Debra Buffalo Boy, Jessica Carroll, and Danica Love Brown.

Present a Case
If you would like to present a patient case to receive best practice treatment recommendations, complete this case presentation form, and submit it to the contact indicated on the form. 

Continuing Education Offered/Not Offered 
We offer Certified Recovery Mentor CEUs for practitioners in Oregon and  Peer Recovery Support Specialist CEUs for practitioners in Oklahoma. Sign in after each session to receive CE credit. Please note: CE is not available for Office Hours ECHO sessions. 

If you would like CE but do not practice in either OR or OK, please contact Casey Ward-Freeman at cward-freeman@spthb.org with your request.

Technical Assistance & Capacity Building
Indian Country ECHO offers a free, confidential service designed to help IHS, tribal, and urban (I/T/U) providers and administrators optimize clinic policies, enhance care delivery, and build capacity to prevent and treat complex medical conditions. Get technical assistance >

Program Contact
For additional information about the Peer Recovery ECHO Program, please contact Casey Ward-Freeman, Program Manager, at cward-freeman@spthb.org.