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Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (Milwaukee County-sponsored)

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

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

This online Certified Peer Specialist training is funded by Milwaukee County.

Training dates: March 11th-13th, 15th-16th, 18th-20th, 22nd-23rd, and the 25th-26th
Time: 1pm-5pm on Weekday training dates; 9am-1pm Saturday training dates

Trainers: Susie Austin and Michelle Laga

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 County and be a Wisconsin resident
  • 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 Friday, January 15th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Friday, February 12th, 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.


Click Here to Apply


March 11 @ 1:00 pm
March 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Phillip Corona
(414) 226-8377

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