EXCITING and IMPORTANT July Announcements: CRPS Study Guide, Magellan Apprenticeship Program, Job Listings, and more!

Good afternoon, PSCFL Members!

I hope this important announcement and update finds you all well. We have a lot of updates to share with you from the month of July! Please see below. 

CRPS Study Guide

We are very excited to finally share with our members and prospective Certified Recovery Peer Specialists the 2017 CRPS Exam Study Guide Flashcards. If you would like your FREE copy today, please email us at info@peersupportfl.org.  

Magellan Apprenticeship Program 

Magellan Complete Care has launched an apprenticeship program to provide individuals a roadMAP to a successful career as a peer specialist. MCC’s Peer Specialist Apprenticeship Program provides the necessary training, mentoring, and support to successfully pursue a career as a peer specialist. Apprentice positions are part-time and time-limited.

A MAP apprentice will receive:
  • paid on the job experience;
  • access to a comprehensive catalog of free training through the Magellan Training Academy;
  • one-on-one mentorship by an experienced peer specialist;
  • regular opportunities to connect with and support other peer specialists; and 
  • assistance in obtaining a peer specialist job post-apprenticeship
Please include with your resume a cover letter outlining any training or experience you have and why you want to pursue a career as a peer specialist. Apply here today! 

Northeast Florida Peer Support Network Meeting 

 We are so excited to announce the second meeting of the Northeast Florida Peer Support Network in Jacksonville, FL! Join the Northeast Florida Peer Support Network on Wednesday, August 9th from 11 am – 1 pm. 

The Northeast Florida Peer Support Network was formed to provide support, information, and networking opportunities for people living and providing Peer Support in Northeast Florida. They are a group of Peer Support professionals who strive to provide the highest quality services offered through innovative and effective programs for those in recovery from mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. 

Please contact Toni Rase (toni.rase@myflfamilies.com) or Diane Bethel (diane.bethel@lsfnet.org) to RSVP today. e If you would like to list your Peer Support Network meeting on our website, please contact us at info@peersupportfl.org and we will be happy to list your Network. 

Download Event Flyer Here: NE FL Peer Support Network Flyer

Job Listings for Peer Specialists 

Please see below Peer Specialist job listings posted this month:

OrganizationPosition TitleLocationListing
Smith Community Mental HealthCertified Recovery Peer SpecialistPlantationClick Here
Directions for LivingPeer MentorLargoClick Here
United Health GroupPeer Support SpecialistJacksonvilleClick Here
United Health GroupPeer Support SpecialistMiamiClick Here
Peer Support Coalition of Florida, Inc.Project CoordinatorRemotelyClick Here

NAMI Florida Annual Conference & Meeting 

 Join NAMI Florida in celebrating 30 years of service at their 2017 Annual Conference & Meeting. The event will take place in Orlando, FL on Friday, September 22, 2017, and Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 8 am – 8:30 pm. More event information coming soon. If you are interested in learning more or registering to attend the event, please visit the event page here 

Thank you for being a valued member of the Peer Support Coalition of Florida and we hope you have a wonderful week! 

-Cameron Wood

Peer Support Coaltion of Florida, Inc.
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