CORE Training for Peer Specialists

The CORE training is a prerequisite to the Mental Health Peer Specialist (MHPS) and Recovery Support Peer Specialist training (RSPS).

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Overview

The Mental Health Peer Specialist and Recovery Support Peer Specialist training require prior completion of the CORE training. These specialized courses are designed for individuals who have personally faced mental health challenges or substance use disorders and are eager to utilize their own experiences to support others in their paths to recovery.

What will you learn

Explore lived experience, personal stories, and diverse pathways to recovery.
Acquire and apply peer support principles through activities and scenarios.
Understand the role of a peer professional, distinguishing it from clinical services, and explore ethical considerations.
Gain insights into equity, justice, and the impact of oppression on mental health, and understand trauma-informed peer support.
Enhance communication skills and learn about validation, asking questions, and reflection in peer-based communication.
Communities for Recovery

Training Entity

Communities for Recovery
Phone
512-758-7686
Email
[email protected]
About this course:

Date

Jun 26 - 28 2024

Time

(CDT)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

$200.00

Details

Virtual
Pathway

Path to MHPS & RSPS Certification

Duration

24 Hours

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