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May 12, 2022

Peer Recovery Support Services in Correctional Settings

This document defines peer support in correctional settings; describes the core competencies for peer support in correctional settings; highlights the use of peer support in short-term, medium-term, long-term, and community corrections settings to improve recovery and reentry outcomes; identifies emerging and best practices for integrating peer support into correctional settings; and provides recommendations for program design and implementation. Implementation tools, including a start-up checklist and sample job descriptions, are included.

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