Peer Support / Peer Specialist Academy
Time & Location
About the Event
Choose the Basic Peer Support class Tuesday & Wednesday 4/6-4/7, or Peer Specialist class Thursday & Fridasy 4/8-4/9, or BOTH all 4 days.
Peer Support Academy: 20-Hour Basic Training Class
Learn the fundamentals of being an effective peer supporter from cross-trained emergency counselors and peers with "lived experience". Class focuses on wellness, recovery, ethics, and mental-physical self defense. Clinicians and clergy are encouraged to attend. Active wear dress code.
This basic training class is part 1 of 2 toward a Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist credential. Learn more about credentialing at https://www.naadac.org/ncprss.
- 1st day - 8am-6pm
- 2nd day - 8am-6pm
$250 for full 2-day class
Training will cover:
- How to Be An Effective Peer Supporter
- Mental & Physical Self Defense
- Ethics & Confidentiality
- Critical Incidents
- Stress Management
- Strategies for Staying Mentally Fit
- Suicide Awareness
- Family Support
Peer Specialist Academy: 40-Hour Advanced Training Class
The highest level of training available for peer supporters. The Specialist Academy is geared toward Police, Fire, EMS,Dispatch, Ski Patrol, Search & Rescue, Military and other types of first response teams and family members. Mental Health professionals hoping to work with this population are encouraged to participate in this training. Successful Peer Specialist Academy participants may go on to examination and apply for Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist designation.
- Sold OutPeer Support & Peer Specialist$400$4000$0