Online Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training (Waukesha County-sponsored) – Applications Closed
June 8 @ 5:00 pm - June 26 @ 9:00 pm
We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in June of 2021!
This online Certified Peer Specialist training is sponsored by Waukesha County and funding was made possible (in part) by (#SPO221) from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA). This grant is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Care and Treatment Services.
Training dates: June 8th-10th (Tues-Thurs.), 12th (Saturday), 15th-17th (Tues-Thurs.), 19th (Saturday), 22nd-24th (Tues-Thurs.), 26th (Saturday)
Time: 5pm-9pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays / 9am-1pm on Saturdays
Trainers: Phillip Corona and Susie Austin
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 or work in Waukesha County 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, April 14th, 2021
Application Deadline: 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, May 11th, 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.