Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research


Evaluation of the SHARE! Supervision of Peer Workforce project.

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Project Overview

The Supervision of Peer Workforce project, developed by SHARE!, the Self-Help and Recovery Exchange, sought to maximize the efficacy of both peer workers and their supervisors, thereby improving outcomes for individuals receiving mental health and substance use services. To evaluate this project, we conducted a cluster-randomized trial with 85 clinics who hired and supervised over 200 peer workers. Half of the clinics received a series of four trainings on: a) best practices in Peer Services, b) becoming an ally to address discrimination, c) a trauma-informed developmental model of supervision, and d) an anti-stigma workshop. The evaluation compares clinics in the standard practice control condition to clinics receiving the training on peer worker and supervisor outcomes 12 months after the trainings started.

Project Staff

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