Kickstart: Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training- August (Virtual)

Registration Link:
https://mha-in-de.corsizio.com/c/629df29a72086e057baf218f

Dates & Times:
• Monday, August 1st at 9:00am
• Thursday, August 4th at 10:00am
• Monday, August 8th at 10:00am
• Thursday, August 11th at 10:00am
• Monday, August 15th at 10:00am
• Thursday, August 18th at 10:00am
• Monday, August 22nd at 10:00am
• Thursday, August 25th at 10:00am

Location: 
Zoom

Overview:
Due to the current public health crisis, this specific training is being offered through virtual learning. You must have a computer/smartphone and internet access to complete this course. This is a 4-week course that will begin on Monday, August 1st, and will end on Tuesday, August 30th, 2022. Weekly assignments will be provided every Monday and must be completed and submitted to the facilitator by the following Tuesday in order to remain in the course. Those who have not completed all assignments for the week by Tuesday, will not be allowed to continue in the course and will be required to start from the beginning in the next available session. Students can expect to dedicate 10 – 16 hours per week to completing assignments. Zoom conferencing can be accessed through a smartphone, computer, tablet or by phone (dial-in). Participants will have the best experience completing assignments through a tablet or computer. Using smartphones to complete assignments is strongly discouraged. You must participate in the live sessions and complete all assignments to receive your Certificate for 50 Training hours. Successful completion of this course will provide you with all of the training hours needed to apply for the Peer Recovery Specialist Certification in Delaware.

Note:
It is only open to those obtaining their peer recovery specialist certification. Please read the requirements listed below.

Requirements: 
Seating for this training is not guaranteed. There is an application process. Minimum requirements are as follows:
• Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
• Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED.
• Applicant must have direct personal experience living with mental illness and/or addiction in recovery. (For our purposes, supporting or living with someone with mental illness or substance use disorder does not qualify).
• Applicant must be willing to self-disclose lived experience for the purpose of education, role modeling, and providing hope to others about the reality of recovery.
• Applicant must have at least 3 months experience working or volunteering under supervision in a peer role.

Contact:
For more information, you can contact Natalie Klaus-Rogers at natalie.klaus-rogers@mhainde.org.