In the first few gatherings of the CPS/CPPS Community of Practice (see below), a need and desire was expressed for a Community of Practice specifically for those providing supervision to CPS or CPPS.
1. I have worked as a Certified Peer Specialist, Certified Parent Peer Specialist, or in a similar peer role and have my own lived experience.
2. I also supervise other Certified Peer Specialists or Certified Parent Peer Specialists in Wisconsin.
February 2021 Supervisors’ Community of Practice ~ “Reflective Supervision”
Thursday, February 18th, 2021 from 1:30pm-3pm CST
Guest Facilitators: Monica Caldwell & Paula Buege of RISE Wisconsin in Madison
In March of 2020, we launched a Certified Peer Specialist/Certified Parent Peer Specialist Community of Practice monthly gathering. This is a gathering created with the intention of supporting CPS and CPPS from across Wisconsin in learning, sharing, practicing, and growing together.
So far, we have discussed topics including working from home, addressing and approaching grief and loss, supervision, systems change, collective self-care, peer support in “crisis” situations, and the intersections of culture, power, and privilege. We hope to continue offering this space to improve professional peer support services in Wisconsin and connect as a workforce.
This Community of Practice is for people who can say both of the following:
2. I want to engage in a supportive, collaborative learning-based Community of Practice with other CPS/CPPS in Wisconsin.
February 2021 CPS/CPPS Community of Practice ~ “Alternative Crisis Responses through a Disability Justice Lens”
Thursday, February 25th, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:30pm CST
Guest Facilitator: Stefanie Lyn Kaufman-Mthimkhulu, Executive Director of Project LETS
Click Here for a Schedule of Upcoming CPS/CPPS Community of Practice Gatherings
Please note: Community of Practice gatherings may be recorded for later on-demand viewing.
CEHs: Attendance at the CPS/CPPS Community of Practice gatherings and completion of post-gathering evaluations will earn you 1.5 hours of continuing education credit good for recertification purposes in Wisconsin. The evaluation will be sent to the email with which you register to attend a Community of Practice gathering.
CEHs are not offered for participation in the Supervisors-specific Community of Practice.