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FAVOR Upstate Certified Peer Support Specialist Training - March 2024

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - March 23 @ 1:00 pm

When

Tuesday, March 5 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Wednesday, March 6 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Thursday, March 7 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Friday, March 8 (2:00-5:00 p.m.); Saturday, March 9 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 12 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Wednesday, March 13 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Thursday, March 14 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Friday, March 15 (2:00-5:00 p.m.); Saturday, March 16 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 19 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Wednesday, March 20 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Thursday, March 21 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); Friday, March 22 (2:00-5:00 p.m.); Saturday, March 23 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Where

Online (Zoom)

Who Should Attend

People in recovery who are interested in becoming a Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS). Interested individuals must submit application for initial screening.

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.

Description

The FAVOR Upstate CPSS Training provides a 46-hour educational opportunity designed for those individuals interested in actively serving as a CPSS. A CPSS is anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or maintaining recovery. The training will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the purpose and tasks of a CPSS and will explain the various roles associated with a CPSS. The training will also provide participants with tools and resources useful in providing recovery support services.

Objectives

  1. Learn the roles and functions of a CPSS
  2. Build skills to enhance relationships
  3. Discuss co-occurring disorders and medication-assisted recovery
  4. Describe stages of change and their applications
  5. Address ethical issues and experience wellness planning
  6. Practice skills and documentation training

Contact

Terah Sheppard, FAVOR Upstate Project Coordinator, terah@favorupstate.org

Credit

46 hours for certification as a Peer Support Specialist (if all sessions are attended in their entirety and the certification test is passed)

Cost

$250

Registration Information

Visit https://favorupstate.org/advocacy/recovery-coach-training/.

Registration Deadline

March 1, 2024

Details

Start:
March 5 @ 5:00 pm
End:
March 23 @ 1:00 pm
Website:
https://favorupstate.org/advocacy/recovery-coach-training/

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

FAVOR Upstate
View Organizer Website

This event is not hosted by DAODAS.