Helping Others Heal Training Coming to Tallahassee…Apply Today!!!

Good afternoon, PSCFL Members!

I hope this training announcement finds you all well. We are excited to share with you a Helping Others Heal: Peer Specialist Training opportunity in Tallahassee coming in March 2018. See training details and a link to apply below!

Recovery Peer Specialist Training

When: March 12th through 16th, 2018
Where: Big Bend Community Based Care
1000 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee Florida 32303
Trainers: Wesley Evans, Beth Dees and Chris Dykes
Training Capacity: 18 Participants

“Certified Recovery Peer Specialists utilize their unique lived experience to ensure client-directed care by assisting individuals to build the specific skills and relationships needed to achieve and maintain recovery from substance use and/or mental health condition.”
– Florida Certification Board

This is a 40-hour training that will solely fulfill the training requirements to apply for certification as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist through the Florida Certification Board. There will be no cost for this training; any travel or lodging expenses will be the responsibility of the training participant. 

Applicants must attest to the type of lived experience that makes them eligible to serve as a peer to others. If your application is accepted, there may be a brief phone interview with one of the trainers.  Applications must be complete and submitted before 11:59 pm on February 16th, 2018 

A Peer Specialist Course Self-Assessment is a part of the application and will assist you in preparing for participation in the training.

Please review the Florida Certification Board’s approved documents before applying to familiarize yourself with the requirements and guidelines for certification as a CRPS: http://flcertificationboard.org/certifications/certified-recovery-peer-specialist-adult-family-or-veteran/.  

Apply Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C2RecoveryPeerTraining. 
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If you have questions please contact Amanda Wander with Big Bend Community Based Care at Amanda.wander@bigbendcbc.org or 850-524-0544.

Have a wonderful day everyone!

-Cameron Wood 


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