Consulting Corner

Montana’s Peer Network offers consulting services for agencies, providers, peers, organizations and others who are looking to implement peer support services in their workplace or community.

We have provided consultation across Montana and are recognized as national experts on the subject. Consultation services include:

  • Employer /Provider toolkit with examples of job descriptions, interview questions, certification information and more for hiring peer supporters. Please visit our resources page for the most up to date information.
  • Program Development all 3 phases
  • Recovery Program Must-Haves: 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery, Leadership, Culture, Peer Support, Barriers, Resources, Data, and Funding
  • Readiness Assessments (Employer and Peer Supporter)
  • Grant writing assistance to apply for funding to fund peer support programming
  • On site Employer/Provider training (half day)
  • Phone and email consultation
  • Assistance with data collection, monitoring and evaluation
  • 10+ years experience developing, managing and succeeding
  • Consultation rates vary please inquire. Initial consultation free of charge.

Please contact Jim for more information.


Training for Providers and Employers

Provider/Employer Training

Intended for employers or providers of peer services, or those who intended to start up peer services in their organization.

Become an Affiliate

As part of our strategic plan MPN is currently developing community based affiliates across Montana. These affiliates are run by people in recovery for people in recovery. Each one has a unique focus and perspective.

Affiliate Expectations

  • Represent people in recovery in a positive light
  • Outreach to current local members
  • Recruit new members (people in recovery)
  • Fundraising for the affiliate/organization (all donations must be submitted to the MPN main office)
  • Be a local advocate for recovery oriented behavioral health services
  • Communicate with other affiliates and the main office regularly
  • Disseminate recovery materials locally

Optional Affiliate Activities

  • Advocate locally for recovery oriented behavioral health services
  • Host Peer Support Specialist to Peer Support Specialist (PSS2PSS) meetings
  • Facilitate peer support recovery groups
  • Host trainings, presentations, walks, recovery talks, fund raising, etc.
  • Host MPN member networking call/meeting
  • Attend/Join Local Advisory Council or Service Area Authority Meetings

If you are interested in developing an affiliate in your community or if your recovery organization would like to become an affiliate of MPN complete the application.