Posted December 22 by The Copeland Center: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1850367/bc2fbc1899/592954969/d3e2d76178/
The deadline to apply to take the January 28, 2015 exam is January 7, 2015. You can download the application at www.sce-peerspecialist.uwm.edu
Visit the "What is Recovery?" website and see the results of their four year research project. http://whatisrecovery.org/
Friday December 12, 2014
UW-Madison, Pyle Center, Room 326
702 Langdon St. Madison 53706
Madison, WI 53706
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Click here for details
If you would like to tell your story as an employed WI Certified Peer Specialist there may be opportunities to be part of a panel or speaking engagements at conferences. To download the Speaker's Bio form click here
Follow this link for the latest issue of the iNAPS Newsletter: https://na4ps.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/inaps_enews_nov_2014.pdf
The goal of the SAMHSA ADS Center is to enhance social acceptance and inclusion by ensuring that people with mental health problems and substance use disorders can live full, productive lives within communities without fear of prejudice and discrimination. Visit the site to learn more about this program. http://www.samhsa.gov/promote-acceptance
(October 30, 2014) How to Self-Advocate by Mary Ellen Copeland, Ph.D.
“As peer support in mental health proliferates, we must be mindful of our intention: social change. It is not about developing more effective services, but rather about creating dialogues that have influence on all of our understandings, conversations, and relationships.” – Shery Mead, Founder of IPS
Learn more about Intentional Peer Support. http://www.intentionalpeersupport.org/
Follow this link to view the iNAPS newsletter: https://na4ps.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/inaps_enews_oct_2014.pdf