Kickstart: Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training- January (Virtual)
Dates & Times:
*Live sessions are typically 2-2.5 hours and end around 12:30 pm.
• Monday, January 9th
• Thursday, January 12th
• Monday, January 16th
• Thursday, January 19th
• Monday, January 23rd
• Thursday, January 27th
• Monday, January 30th
• Thursday, February 3rd
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, January 9th, and will end on Tuesday, February 7th. 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.
It is only open to those obtaining their peer recovery specialist certification. Please read the requirements listed below.
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.
For more information, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org