Webinar 15: Self-Check

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Emerging Roles in Peer Support:
Supporting Employment & Educational Recovery

 The learning objectives are for you to be able to…

• Describe the difference between peer support and employment support
• Discuss how peer support relates to employment support
• Identify five types of jobs where peers often find themselves
• List some of the places where peer service supporting employment are typically located
• Recall the unemployment rate for people with psychiatric disabilities


The best way someone can provide peer support around work is to become an Employment Specialist Assistant?  T    F

(Ans:  F)

Peer support around employment includes:

  1.    a)  Emotional and vocational support
  2.    b)  Recovery and coping support
  3.    c)  Concrete and recovery support
  4.    d)  Concrete, emotional and recovery support

(Ans. D)

The 5 Fs refer to:

  1.    a)  The five principles of peer support
  2.    b)  The five phases of employment
  3.    c)  Five job areas that people with psychiatric diagnoses get funneled into.
  4.    d)  Five job areas that people with psychiatric disabilities are known to do well in.

(Ans. C)

Peer services supporting employment are:

  1.    a) Only available in peer run organizations
  2.    b)  Available in peer run organizations as well as traditional services
  3.    c)  Are available at state employment centers
  4.    d)  Are not available

(Ans B)

People with psychiatric diagnoses have an unemployment rate between:

  1.     a)  20-40%
  2.     b)  40-60%
  3.     c)  70-80%
  4.     d)  80-100%

(Ans:  D)

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