Peer Support & Specialist Academy

Peer Training – choose 20 or 40 hour class. Sept 20-21 Support & Sept 22-23 Specialist
September 20, 8:00 am

About This Event

Schedule:
  • Peer Support (Part 1) – 2 days 09/20 Mon -09/21 Tues – 8am-6pm 
  • Peer Specialist (Part 2) – 2 days 09/22 Wed -09/23 Thurs- 8am-6pm
$250 for full 2-day class; $400 for 4-day class 
Louisville Fire – 1240 Main St.
Peer Support Academy: 20-Hour Basic Training Class
Learn the fundamentals of being an effective peer supporter from cross-trained emergency counselors and peers with “lived experience”. Class focuses on wellness, recovery, ethics, and mental-physical self defense. Clinicians and clergy are encouraged to attend. Active wear dress code.
 
This basic training class is part 1 of 2 toward a Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist credential. Learn more about credentialing at https://www.naadac.org/ncprss.
 
Training will cover:
  • How to Be An Effective Peer Supporter
  • Mental & Physical Self Defense
  • Ethics & Confidentiality
  • Critical Incidents
  • Stress Management
  • Strategies for Staying Mentally Fit
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Family Support
Peer Specialist Academy: 40-Hour Advanced Training Class
The highest level of training available for peer supporters.  The Specialist Academy is geared toward Police, Fire, EMS,Dispatch, Ski Patrol, Search & Rescue, Military and other types of first response teams and family members.  Mental Health professionals hoping to work with this population are encouraged to participate in this training.  Successful Peer Specialist Academy participants may go on to examination and apply for Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist designation.

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Schedule:
  • Peer Support (Part 1) – 2 days 09/20 Mon -09/21 Tues – 8am-6pm 
  • Peer Specialist (Part 2) – 2 days 09/22 Wed -09/23 Thurs- 8am-6pm
$250 for full 2-day class; $400 for 4-day class 
Louisville Fire – 1240 Main St.
Peer Support Academy: 20-Hour Basic Training Class
Learn the fundamentals of being an effective peer supporter from cross-trained emergency counselors and peers with “lived experience”. Class focuses on wellness, recovery, ethics, and mental-physical self defense. Clinicians and clergy are encouraged to attend. Active wear dress code.
 
This basic training class is part 1 of 2 toward a Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist credential. Learn more about credentialing at https://www.naadac.org/ncprss.
 
Training will cover:
  • How to Be An Effective Peer Supporter
  • Mental & Physical Self Defense
  • Ethics & Confidentiality
  • Critical Incidents
  • Stress Management
  • Strategies for Staying Mentally Fit
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Family Support
Peer Specialist Academy: 40-Hour Advanced Training Class
The highest level of training available for peer supporters.  The Specialist Academy is geared toward Police, Fire, EMS,Dispatch, Ski Patrol, Search & Rescue, Military and other types of first response teams and family members.  Mental Health professionals hoping to work with this population are encouraged to participate in this training.  Successful Peer Specialist Academy participants may go on to examination and apply for Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist designation.

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