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Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (Statewide)

July 22 @ 12:30 pm - August 12 @ 3:30 pm

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

This online Certified Peer Specialist training is hosted by Access to Independence and will accept applications statewide.

Training dates: July 22nd-23rd, 26th-30th and August 2nd-6th, 9th-12th
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm on all training dates

Trainers: Chris Richardson and Tara Wilhelmi

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 Wisconsin 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.


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, May 26th, 2021

Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, June 23rd, 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 CPS training will appear here starting at 12pm (noon) on Wednesay, May 26th, 2021. There may be a slight delay (just a few minutes) on that day as the form goes live.


July 22 @ 12:30 pm
August 12 @ 3:30 pm
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