We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in August of 2021!

This online Certified Peer Specialist training is hosted by Independence First.

Training dates: August 10th-12th (Tues.-Thurs.), 14th (Sat.), 17th-19th (Tues.-Thurs.), 21st (Sat.), 24th-26th (Tues.-Thurs.), 28th (Sat.)

Time: 5pm-9pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays / 9am-1pm on Saturdays

Trainers: Phillip Corona and Susie Austin

Determining Eligibility and Fit

The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:

  • Must self-identify as having navigated personal lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must reside in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, or Waukesha County and be a Wisconsin resident
  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

14-18 participants will be selected for this training. To be considered for selection, you must meet the basic eligibility requirements above, submit an application form, and complete an interview. There is no training registration cost for participants.

Considerations

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the role of a Certified Peer Specialist before applying. Click here to learn more about the role and work of a Certified Peer Specialist.

 

When to Apply (and Deadlines/Closing)

A button will appear below this section with the words “Click Here to Apply” at the time applications open. Click that button to access the application form for this training.

Applications Open: 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

 

Possible Early Closing of Applications:

A maximum of 50 applications will be considered. If 50 applications are received prior to the application deadline (see above), the application form will automatically close and no additional applications will be received.

 

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We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in June of 2021!

This online Certified Peer Specialist training is sponsored by Waukesha County and funding was made possible (in part) by (#SPO221) from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA). This grant is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Care and Treatment Services.

Training dates: June 8th-10th (Tues-Thurs.), 12th (Saturday), 15th-17th (Tues-Thurs.), 19th (Saturday), 22nd-24th (Tues-Thurs.), 26th (Saturday)

Time: 5pm-9pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays / 9am-1pm on Saturdays

Trainers: Phillip Corona and Susie Austin

Determining Eligibility and Fit

The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:

  • Must self-identify as having navigated personal lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must reside or work in Waukesha County and be a Wisconsin resident
  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

14-18 participants will be selected for this training. To be considered for selection, you must meet the basic eligibility requirements above, submit an application form, and complete an interview. There is no training registration cost for participants.

Considerations

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the role of a Certified Peer Specialist before applying. Click here to learn more about the role and work of a Certified Peer Specialist.

 

When to Apply (and Deadlines/Closing)

A button will appear below this section with the words “Click Here to Apply” at the time applications open. Click that button to access the application form for this training.

Applications Open: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

 

Possible Early Closing of Applications:

A maximum of 50 applications will be considered. If 50 applications are received prior to the application deadline (see above), the application form will automatically close and no additional applications will be received.

 

We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in July and August of 2021!

This Indigenous Peoples community-specific training is the fourth in a series of various community-specific Certified Peer Specialist trainings this year.

A note on this community-specific training:
This training is not specific to a single tribe or nation, nor is it specific to only federally-recognized tribes and nations. Some tribes have hosted Certified Peer Specialist trainings specific to a singe nation or group of nations. The purpose of this training being more broad in scope to Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (also known as North America) is part of the equity and justice initiatives of the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative, striving towards access and inclusion.

Training dates: July 30th and August 2nd-6th, 9th-13th, 16th-20th (5pm-8pm all days)

Trainers: Cano Padilla & Mike Kelly

Determining Eligibility and Fit

The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:

  • Must be Indigenous to Turtle Island (also known as North America) / Native American / American Indian / First Nations
  • Must self-identify as having navigated personal lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must reside in any Wisconsin county (this training is open statewide to Indigenous communities)
  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

14-18 participants will be selected for this training. To be considered for selection, you must meet the basic eligibility requirements above, submit an application form, and complete an interview. There is no training registration cost for participants.

Considerations

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the role of a Certified Peer Specialist before applying. Click here to learn more about the role and work of a Certified Peer Specialist.

 

When to Apply (and Deadlines/Closing)

A button will appear below this section with the words “Click Here to Apply” at the time applications open. Click that button to access the application form for this training.

Applications Open: 12pm (noon) on Friday, June 4th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Friday, July 2nd, 2021

 

Possible Early Closing of Applications:

A maximum of 50 applications will be considered. If 50 applications are received prior to the application deadline (see above), the application form will automatically close and no additional applications will be received.

 

We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in June and July of 2021!

This community-specific training for those with personal lived experience of incarceration is the third in a series of various community-specific Certified Peer Specialist trainings this year.

Training dates: June 18th, 20th-24th, 27th-July 1st, 6th-8th, 11th-12th (5pm-8pm all days)

Trainers: Oliver Johnson & Tara Wilhelmi

Determining Eligibility and Fit

The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:

  • Must have personal lived experience of incarceration
  • Must self-identify as having navigated personal lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must reside in any Wisconsin county (this training is open statewide to formerly incarcerated people)
  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

14-18 participants will be selected for this training. To be considered for selection, you must meet the basic eligibility requirements above, submit an application form, and complete an interview. There is no training registration cost for participants.

Considerations

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the role of a Certified Peer Specialist before applying. Click here to learn more about the role and work of a Certified Peer Specialist.

 

When to Apply (and Deadlines/Closing)

A button will appear below this section with the words “Click Here to Apply” at the time applications open. Click that button to access the application form for this training.

Applications Open: 12pm (noon) on Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Friday, May 21st, 2021

 

Possible Early Closing of Applications:

A maximum of 50 applications will be considered. If 50 applications are received prior to the application deadline (see above), the application form will automatically close and no additional applications will be received.

 

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