Registration: 2.5 day Peer Recovery and Support Specialist Training (includes 6 Ethics CEHs) - In Person Training
Note: this course will take place over 2.5 days, May 21-23, 2019.
This workshop will build upon the foundational information presented within the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook. The in-person course will continue where the online course leaves off and further emphasize topic areas: Advocacy, Recovery and Wellness, Mentoring and Education and Ethical Responsibility.
Participants who are already certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists through IC&RC, can earn up to 12 CEH's for Day 1 and Day 2. Days 1 and 2 of the Peer Recovery and Support Specialist (PRSS) in-person workshop will consist of: Collaborative learning Application and practice of principles learned during the on-line course in a live setting Case studies in ethical conduct Panel discussion with leaders in the field of peer recovery and support in Nevada Infectious disease education/training Wellness activities
Day 3 (optional) of this workshop will include: Hands-on support for the PRSS workbook activities Assistance with the application process for the Nevada Behavioral Health Association (NBHA)/International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) voluntary PRSS certification for the state of Nevada. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Describe the Role of Peer Support Recognize the Stages of Recovery Describe the Stages of Change/The Dynamics of Change Develop a Program Environment that Promote Recovery Discuss a recovery experience and how an individual can personally contribute to the development of a recovery culture within an organization
IMPORTANT Course Pre-Requisite: Participants of the this course must first have completed (or attempted to complete) the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook.