The Department of Workforce Development oversees all training and credentialing activities for Youth Peer Advocates and Family Peer Advocates. Technical assistance is available to agencies who currently provide or are interested in providing Youth Peer Support and/or Family Peer Support and Training services.

Program Brochure

Meet Our Team

Azaria Georger, Youth Peer Services Training & Credentialing Coordinator

Email Azaria:
Call Azaria: 1 (585) 866-9333

Joanna Ahlatis, Workforce Development Program Coordinator

Email Joanna:
Call Joanna: 1 (518) 432-0333 ext. 18

Susan Burger, Director of Workforce Development

Email Susan:
Call Susan: 1 (516) 314-1143


For additional information on the YPA Training or the Credential please contact: