Vice President of Peer Support and Self-Advocacy

As Vice President of Peer Support and Self-advocacy, Keith Scott is responsible for developing and overseeing peer support and self-advocacy for the entire organization, as well as oversight of all human rights mechanisms. His goal is to create and nurture an effective means of providing support for the voices of all of the people we serve while maintaining a vibrant and vigilant human rights program to ensure that the rights of everyone we serve are respected and preserved.

Prior to his promotion in 2015, Keith worked for Advocates’ Mental Health Division for more than 20 years as a program director, administrative director, director of clinical services, and, most recently, director of recovery and peer support. Under his direction, the peer specialist team within the Mental Health Division has garnered recognition as an exemplary model and one that truly adheres to the values and principles of peers support.

Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in human services administration from Springfield College and is a Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioner and a Certified Peer Specialist.