Introduction to Peer Support

This online course presents an introduction to peer support.

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Identify historical precursors to contemporary approaches to mental health peer support.
  • List the key functions of mental health peer support.
  • Recognize the common obstacles encountered in implementing mental health peer support.
  • Describe strategies for overcoming these obstacles.


This course provides 1 hour of Continuing Education Credits for the following licenses: Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Psychological Associate, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist and Chemical Dependency Counselor and Peer Specialist, Supported Employment Specialist. Upon successful completion of this online course, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

Price: $25.00