Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Two Free Webinars in September

Free Webinar 1: “Resources for Outreach and Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace with CMS” held by Peers for Progress and National Council of La Raza
Wednesday, September 11, 3:00-4:30 (EDT)
Featuring Jeanette Contreras, MPP
Office of Communications, Partner Relations Group
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

During this interactive webinar, Ms. Contreras will discuss:

1) How the new Marketplace will work;
2) The role of the Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organizations to assist individuals
with enrollment; and
3) Where to find Marketplace resources

To register:

Background:One of the most important accomplishments of the Affordable Care Act is the creation of the Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace). Beginning October 1, 2013, millions of families, individuals, and small businesses will be able to find health insurance that fits their budgets and meets their needs through the Marketplace.

Key resources:

More information about the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network, along with slides and recordings from our past meetings and webinars are available on our webpage at:

See the flyer here.

Free Webinar 2: The Power of Peers held by the American Journal of Health Promotion
Tuesday, September 24 1:00-2:00 pm (EDT)

Please join Dr. Paul Terry, Editor of the Art of Health Promotion, and the experts from Peers for Progress and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for an update on the evidence concerning the effectiveness of peer support and a fascinating look at the great opportunities worksites have for tapping the power of peers.

This webinar will feature the new article “The Power and Potential of Peer Support in Workplace Interventions” by Laura Linnan, Ed Fisher, and Sula Hood. Drs. Linnan and Fisher are the panelists for this webinar.

This article is published in the September/October 2013 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion in its section, The Art of Health Promotion.

To learn more about the webinar and register:

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