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Cameron Farash, LMSW

Cameron Farash, LMSW, Divisional Director has more than twenty years of experience working within various behavioral health and peer support settings. Cameron’s experience includes working in residential and clinical settings as well as providing supervisory oversight. Cameron has been public about his lived experience with mental health recovery. He specializes in peer implementation and supervision and has been recognized on a statewide level as a peer expert. 

Cameron currently oversees LRI’s Recovery Support Navigator Program, where he has overseen development and ongoing program evaluation and improvement, as well as administration and day-to-day operation of the Peer Engagement Specialist, Family Support Specialist and Homeless Partnership program, Forensic Intervention Peer program and Liberty’s four Peer Run Crisis Respites in Central New York. Cameron has also been on the Board of Directors for NYAPRS and the Finger Lakes Regional Coordinator since 2021. Dedicated to the Peer model, Cameron provides technical assistance across the agency to ensure fidelity to peer values. 

In 2008, Cameron received his master’s degree in social work from the Greater Rochester Masters of Social Work Program of SUNY Brockport and Nazareth College.