PRSS CoP Resources

Welcome to the Peer Recovery Support Services Community of Practice!  
CoPs provide a forum for you to share your perspectives, explore solutions, connect with your peers, and take away insights to improve your practice.

This CoP connects Recovery Community Organizations and others who deliver peer recovery support services.

Meeting Schedule:

CoP meetings are on the second Wednesday from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM every other month.
Due to COVID-19 imposed restrictions, all meetings will be held virtually until further notice. 

There are no upcoming events at this time.
Past CoP webinar recordings and other resources and tools
Webinars 2021
Webinar – Recovery: It’s a Family AffairMay 12, 2021

Webinar – Trauma Informed Care within Recovery Services– March 10, 2021

Webinar – Harm Reduction within Recovery Services– January 13, 2021

Webinars 2020
Webinar – Strengthening the Connection between Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) and Mental Health Peer Support Agencies (PSAs) – April 29, 2020

Webinar/In-Person – Understanding Role of and Strategies for Incorporating Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation in Peer Recovery Support Services – January 29, 2020

Webinars 2019
Webinar/In-Person – Strategies for Identifying & Avoiding Burnout Among Staff Who Deliver Peer Recovery Support Services (Part II) – October 23, 2019

Webinar/In-Person – Strategies for Identifying & Avoiding Burnout Among Staff Who Deliver Peer Recovery Support Services – July 31, 2019

  • Webinar Recording
  • Presentation Slides
    • Personal Experience With Burnout and the Importance of Recognizing It (Sandra Bouchard & Kelly Riley)
    • Strategies for Identifying & Avoiding Burnout Among Staff Who Deliver Peer Recovery Support Services (Arthur Woodard, MSW, SOULcial Worker/HELPer)
  • Handouts: Self-Care Wheel Assessment

Webinar/In-Person – Standards for Recovery Housing and Building the Capacity for New Hampshire – April 24, 2019

  • Presentation Slides:
    • Status of Recovery Housing (Lindy Keller, NH Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services)
    • National Alliances for Recovery Residences (David Sheridan, Founder & President)
    • New Hampshire Coalition of Recovery Residences (NHCORR Staff: Kristine Paquette, Andrew West, Kathleen Ryan)
  • Follow-up Questions & Answers

Webinar/In-Person – Implementing Recovery Coaching in the Emergency Department: Considerations and Perspectives from Early Adopters – January 23, 2019

Webinars 2018
Webinar/In-Person – Organizational Functioning – May 22, 2018

In-Person – Recruiting, Retaining & Recognizing Volunteers – February 28, 2018

Webinars 2017
Webinar – Creative Outreach Efforts to Increase Recruitment for PRSS – December 13, 2017

Webinar – Using Website and Social Media Marketing to Increase Visibility of Recovery Community Organizations – October 4, 2017

Webinar – Telephone Recovery Supports (TRS) – March 24, 2017

Webinar – Roles for Peers Providing Recovery Support – January 23, 2017

Webinars 2016
Webinar/In-Person – Learning Session – October 24, 2016

A Review & Discussion of CRSW Requirements, CAPRSS Standards for Recovery Coaches and Training Opportunities

Webinar – Kickoff Webinar – August 23, 2016