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Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (LCO Tribe-sponsored)

January 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - February 5, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

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

This online Certified Peer Specialist training is sponsored by the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe.

Training dates: January 15th, 18th – 22nd, 25th – 29th, February 1st – 5th (5pm-8pm all days)

Trainers: Cano Padilla and Carmella Glenn

Determining Eligibility and Fit

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

  • Must be a Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Member or Sawyer County resident and reside in Wisconsin
  • Must self-identify as having navigated personal lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges
  • Must have at least a high school dimploma 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.

Selection note:

When selecting participants for this training, priority will be given to applicants who are LCO Tribal Members. Only after all LCO Tribal Member applicants have been reviewed will applicants from other areas be considered.


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, November 20th, 2020

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Friday, December 18th, 2020


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.


Click Here to Apply


January 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
February 5, 2021 @ 8:00 pm


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