Jen Padron – Short Bio

On Visioning A Peer Workforce: Jen Padron, a leader in peer support initiatives, focuses on the groundswell supporting the growing prominence of peer providers who are Certified Peer Specialists in a recovery-oriented system of care, innovating an emergent Peer Services.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.