Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (LGBTQ+ community-specific)
February 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - March 10, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in February and March of 2021!
This LGBTQ+ community-specific training is the first in a series of various community-specific Certified Peer Specialist trainings this year.
Training dates: February 19th, 22nd-26th, March 1st-5th, 8th-10th (9am-12:30pm all days)
Determining Eligibility and Fit
The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:
- Must self-identify as LGBTQ+ (click here to learn more)
- 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 LGBTQ+ communities)
- 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.
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, December 23rd, 2020.
Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, January 20th, 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.
The application form for this online, LBGTQ+ community-specific CPS training will appear here starting at 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020. There may be a slight delay (just a few minutes) on that day as the form goes live.