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Online Certified Parent Peer Specialist (CPPS) Training (WFT-sponsored) – Applications Closed

April 30 @ 9:00 am - May 21 @ 12:00 pm

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We are happy to announce an online Certified Parent Peer Specialist training coming in April and May of 2021!

This statewide, online CPPS training is sponsored by Wisconsin Family Ties.

Training dates: April 30th, May 3rd-7th, 10th-14th, 17th-21st (9am-12pm all training dates)

Trainers: Toni Chambers & Amy Polsin

Determining Eligibility and Fit

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

  • Must self-identify as having personal lived experience of parenting a youth who has navigated┬ásocial, emotional, behavioral, mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must reside in any Wisconsin county
  • 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.


We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the role of a Certified Parent Peer Specialist before applying. Click here to learn more about the role and work of a Certified Parent 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, March 5th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 (EXTENDED)


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 have already received 50 application submissions or the application deadline has passed. We are unable to consider any more applications for this training.


April 30 @ 9:00 am
May 21 @ 12:00 pm
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