SmartSafeHealthy is based on the work of Paul Komarek, an author, consultant and educator who has focused on many of society's toughest problems for over forty years. Learn about his consulting work at www.HumanIntervention.net. Learn about his approach to the heroin epidemic at www.SharpStopHeroin.com and to mental health recovery at www.defyingmentalillness.net.
Paul Komarek is a consultant, author and educator whose specialties are curriculum design, program design, and program startups in regulated areas. Komarek has helped start behavioral health treatment programs, caregiver support programs, child care programs, youth development programs, job training programs, and small business development programs. He has helped clients secure millions of dollars of grants and sustainable funding. Learn more at www.humanintervention.net.
Jen Padron uses emergent design techniques to embed peer support into a wide variety of systems and settings. A peer support innovator, she is familiar with the whole range of public and private peer health workforce models for young people and adults, Jen has successfully embedded Certified Peer Specialists into co-located networked care environments, community public mental health, and education settings. She has worked in frontier, rural, and urban infrastructure development, developed public health messaging campaigns and with regional and national crisis management services. Her subject matter expertise includes suicide, homicide, and secondary education. For more information, contact Jen at jennifermpadron (at) gmail.com.