Where

SHARE! Culver City 
6666 Green Valley Circle
Culver City, CA 90230
 

 
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When

Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST
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Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 3:30 PM PST

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FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

SHARE! Advanced Peer Specialist CERTIFICATION

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SHARE! Advanced Peer Specialist Certification is a free training for peers in the mental health system. It consists of three consecutive courses:

  1. Peer Services 101
  2. SHARE! Peer Toolkit
  3. Peer Bridging

Participants will earn a certificate for each course they successfully complete.

Now registering for Peer Services 101:

Friday-Saturday January 12 to February 24, 2018. The dates are: Jan. 12 & 13; Jan 26 & 27; Feb. 9 & 10 and Feb. 24, 2018. Friday classes will be from 11 am to 5:30 pm; Saturday classes will be from 9 to 3:30 pm except for the last class, Feb. 24, which will be from 11 am to 5:30 pm

 

ALSO ON THURSDAYS STARTING JANUARY 18: SHARE! also offers this three-course series in conjuction with Loyola Marymount University with a focus on Transition-Age Youth--intended for transition-age youth and parent partners. This class, Peer Specialist to Youth, which is offered over seven weeks every Thursday from January 18 to June 28, 2018, will also be held at SHARE! Culver City. This class has a separate registration process. To apply, go to: http://academics.lmu.edu/extension/programs/peer/

 

CLICK: WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

CLICK:  HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING ACCEPTED

CLICK: CAREER PATHS in PEER SERVICES

Who is eligible?

  • Adults with lived experience of mental health issues, or the family member of someone with mental health issues, or the parent/caregiver of a child with mental health issues.
  • No previous training required.
  • The ideal candidate is employed  in the mental health system. Eligible roles include Mental Health Peer Advocates, Peer Partners, Peer Specialists, Peer Support, Parent Partners, Peer Employment Specialists, Peer Housing Specialists, Homeless Outreach, Peer Bridgers, Recovery Coaches, Wellness Outreach Workers (WOW), Community Workers, Promotoras as well as other such positions.
  • People who attend self-help support groups .

Trainers

  • Libby Hartigan, Director of Training and Quality Assurance, SHARE!
  • Patrick Chavez, Program Coordinator, SHARE! Downtown

 

To earn certificate, students must attend each class, complete homework assignments, conduct field investigations, attend self-help support groups and pass a final examination.


Or call (310) 846-5270 or e-mail libby@shareselfhelp.org