Funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), the Peer Specialist Mental Health Certificate Program provides a 12-week long training for consumers of behavioral health services or family members who are interested in becoming peer counselors/peer specialists in the field of community behavioral health. Already in its 5th year of operation, this program has had around 120 graduates, the majority of whom are actively engaging in work, volunteer, and educational opportunities as a direct result of taking the course. This program is free of cost for the attendee, with books and materials included.
We are looking for individuals who:
Application and course timeline is as follows:
Click HERE for the program brochure
Click HERE for the application form
We look forward to receiving applications for the Spring 2015 class, and beginning another great cohort!
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