Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (US Military Veterans community-specific)
August 30 @ 5:00 pm - September 22 @ 9:00 pm
We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in August and September of 2021!
This U.S. Military Veterans community-specific training is the fifth in a series of various community-specific Certified Peer Specialist trainings this year.
A note on this community-specific training:
This CPS training is for those who have served any amount of time as a US military servicemember regardless of one’s character of discharge. Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria to apply as outlined below under “Determining Eligibility and Fit.”
Training dates: August 30th–September 3rd (Mon.–Fri), 8th–10th (Wed.–Fri), 13th–14 (Mon–Tues.), 17th (Fri.), 22nd (Wed.) (5pm-9pm all days)
Trainers: Oliver Johnson & Tanya Kraege
Determining Eligibility and Fit
The following are required to be eligible to apply to this CPS training:
- Must have served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces
- 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 U.S. military veterans regardless of character of discharge)
- 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 Monday, July 5th, 2021
Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Monday, August 2nd, 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