Family Peer Support

Family Peer Support 2020-10-19T08:43:17+00:00

Family Peer Support

What is Family Peer Support?

  • A mutual parent or caregiver who has or is raising a child with mental health symptoms.
  • Assist in strengthening families communication, advocacy, resources, and empowerment.
  • Engages with parents or caregivers with or without their child present.
  • Personalized to align with specific, hopes, goals, and preferences of the family.

Why Family Peer Support?

  • Experience navigating children’s mental health systems as a parent
  • Services are provided through parent to parent meetings.
  • IEP meetings.
  • Team meetings with other service providers
  • Create self-care plans
  • Practice setting heathy and realistic boundaries
  • Focus on strengths and what is working vs. what is not
  • understands recovery is possible and role models resilience

How to access Family Peer Support?

To get started contact your child’s;

  • Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • CTSS

For More Information Call Kiesler Wellness Center 218-326-5114 or

Taylor Jackson 218-244-4717      Tjackson@northlandcounseling.org

Janet Miller  218-256-1006       Jamiller@northlandcounseling.org