March 17, 2022 

March 2022 CPS & CPPS Community of Practice:

“Supporting Inclusivity for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Expansive Communities”~ March 17, 2022 from 1:30pm-3pm CST

 

Guest facilitators:

Nze Okoronta of Soar Case Management, LLC

Nze (they/them or she/hers) is a CPS, CPS trainer, TA Consultant, and the Peer Services Manager for Soar Case Management, Inc. Nze views peer support work as a fundamentally restorative practice and believes it has the power to reduce and prevent systemic harm, support marginalized communities in a more complete way, and bring radical acceptance to the forefront of mental health and substance use care.

Brittyn Calyx of Access to Independence, Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative (WIPSEI)

Brittyn (pronouns: xe, xem, xyr or she, her, hers) is a trans femme, non-binary Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialist currently serving as the Peer Specialist Program Manager for the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative at Access to Independence. Xe hopes to expand access to peer support that is rooted in a non-violent, collective liberation framework.

 

We invite you to please fill out the evaluation survey link (click here) if you attended this community of practice gathering or if you watch the recordingThe survey will close at 4:30pm on Thursday, March 31st. Certificates of Participation will be sent to those completing the evaluation form by 4:30pm on April 1st, 2022. No evaluation surveys will be accepted for CEU credit after the evaluation survey’s closing date/time.

This website is managed and maintained by staff at Access to Independence working on the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative. The words, views, and values presented herein are not necessarily representative of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

February 24, 2022 

February 2022 Supervisors of CPS & CPPS Community of Practice:

“A Brief Introduction to Navigating Neurodiversity in the Workplace” ~ February 24th, 2022 from 1:30pm-3pm CST

Guest facilitator:

Heather Mroch (she/her and they/them)
Certified Peer Specialist & Parent Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist Trainer, Yoga Teacher, Consultant, Facilitator
Owner, PEERspecitve Wellness
website: www.peerspectivewellness.ppcbrands.com
email: peerspectivetraining@gmail.com
phone: 414-793-6582

Description:

This Supervisors of CPS & CPPS Community of Practice Session will aim to give a general overview of defining neurodivergence, exploring where neurodiversity fits in with a disability justice framework, and addressing how intersectionality can be a barrier to navigating neurodivergence in the workplace. Participants will experience an introduction to the topic and leave with practical tools and resources for further exploration, self advocacy and to support systems transformation.

 

We invite you to please fill out the evaluation survey link (click here) if you attended this community of practice gathering or if you watch the recordingThe survey will close at 4:30pm on Thursday, March 10th. Certificates of Participation will be sent to those completing the evaluation form by 4:30pm on March 17th, 2022. No evaluation surveys will be accepted for CEU credit after the evaluation survey’s closing date/time.

This website is managed and maintained by staff at Access to Independence working on the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative. The words, views, and values presented herein are not necessarily representative of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.