August 2022 Supervisor’s CPS & CPPS Community of Practice

“Intentional Self-Care in Peer Support” with Tanya Kraege

August 25th, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm CT

Facilitator: Tanya Kraege

Tanya is the Drug Poisoning Prevention Team Manager at Safe Communities MDC. She specializes in working with people with substance use challenges, women using substances during pregnancy, trauma, relationships, and mental health challenges. Tanya has worked in the field of mental health and substance use for 14 years and currently oversees Recovery Coaches and Certified Peer Specialists who work in a variety of environments in Dane County, Wisconsin to support people with substance use challenges and affected families. Over the past few years in this role, Tanya has secured grant funding to design and implement a Salesforce-based, recovery practice management solution, that has increased productivity by 40% in peer provider management and has given the flexibility to serve over 1600 people in her community. Tanya also works as a crisis worker at Dane County Crisis and consults around the Country regarding anti-stigma work and peer provider programs. Tanya played a role in the Health Care Task Force on Safe Opioid Prescribing by participating in the academic detailing program for working with clinicians on co-prescribing Naloxone with opioid prescription medications. In addition to being a Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, and a community advocate. Tanya is also a Recovery Coach, Recovery Coach Trainer and Certified Peer Specialist Trainer, using her story of addiction and recovery to help others gain hope and insight into new ways of living.

Description:

This month’s Supervisors of CPS/CPPS Community of Practice, “Intentional Self-Care in Peer Support,” with guest facilitator, Tanya Kraege is one you do not want to miss! Yes, we invited her back for another round and this time Tanya will be facilitating a topic she highly values and advocates for passionately in her supervisory role. While Tanya is excited to present and share her experience and understanding, she hopes to engage the Zoom Room experts in the room, in a deep dive discussion exploring the topic of self-care.  Participants will be invited into break out rooms and engage in a large group discussion to share their understanding and experience on and around changes in self-care, ideas around how supervisors can advocate for and create a work culture promoting self-care, and how to identify & avoid compassion fatigue & burnout.

We invite you to please fill out the evaluation survey link (click here) if you attended this community of practice gathering or if you watch the recordingThe survey will close at 4:30pm on Thursday, September 8th. Certificates of Participation will be sent to those completing the evaluation form by 4:30pm on September 15th, 2022. No evaluation surveys will be accepted for CEH credit after the evaluation survey’s closing date/time.

This website is managed and maintained by staff at Access to Independence working on the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative. The words, views, and values presented herein are not necessarily representative of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Lynn McLaughlin, Certified Peer Specialist & Trainer of DandAlliance LLC & Michelle Uetz M.Ed., Certified Parent Peer Specialist & Trainer of Rocky Hill facilitate a conversation on entrepreneurship in peer support and parent peer support.

We invite you to please fill out the evaluation survey link (click here) if you attended this community of practice gathering or if you watch the recordingThe survey will close at 4:30pm on October 14th. Certificates of Participation will be sent to those completing the evaluation form by October 21st, 2021. No evaluation surveys will be accepted for CEU credit after the evaluation survey’s closing date/time.

This website is managed and maintained by staff at Access to Independence working on the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative. The words, views, and values presented herein are not necessarily representative of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

July 23rd, 2020

Tim Saubers and Brittyn Calyx of the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative facilitate an exploration of self-care, as well as shifting towards collective caring and mutual advocacy for Certified Peer Specialists and Certified Parent Peer Specialists.

 

This website is managed and maintained by staff at Access to Independence working on the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative. The words, views, and values presented herein are not necessarily representative of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.