Peer Support via Telehealth Platforms

Peer Support via Telehealth Platforms (Recorded Webinar)

During this webinar, Dr. Melissa Dittberner, Co-Founder and CEO of Straight Up Care, LLC, will focus on important considerations for working as a peer in an online format. Participants will learn about the rules of HIPAA and how to comply, important safety considerations and measures one can take, and additional skills to work as peers in an online space.

Presented by NAADAC and available for CE hours.

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Melissa Dittberner, PhD, CPS, PS

Melissa Dittberner, PhD, CPS, PS, is a lecturer in the Addictions Counseling and Prevention department at the University of South Dakota. She has a Doctoral degree in Counseling and Psychology in Education, a Master’s degree in Addiction Studies, and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science. Dittberner is a prevention and peer specialist with a focus on research regarding substance use, pedagogy, addiction, trauma, body brokering, and harm reduction among the college population. She speaks publicly on adaptability, resiliency, sustainability, screening, prevention, harm reduction, motivation, peer support, Narcan administration, and her own lived experience.

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