Corporate Accounts: Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Ethics & Boundaries

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Corporate Account is set up for purchasing 30 Documentation classes.

Corporate Accounts: Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Documentation

Please Contact Holding the Hope with any questions.

Corporate Account is set up for purchasing 30 Documentation classes.

Peer Support Continuing Education – Bringing Hope to Every Interaction

 

On Demand Training for Bringing Hope to Every Interaction – 3 hours Continuing Education

 

Everyone has a role in supporting recovery; this workshop helps you identify yours.

Bringing Hope to Every Interaction brings recovery principles and practical skills to reception, front office and other non-clinical staff while reminding more experienced clinical staff and Certified Peer Counselors of the basics in recovery principles. It is the perfect way to get staff and administration on the same page and working in a unified, collaborative way. The training runs 4 hours. and includes lecture and video on non-verbal communication and recovery principles based on SAMHSA’s Guiding Principles of Recovery. Participants hear from a panel of local peers about their recovery from mental illness or substance use disorders and the people who helped them. It also includes an exercise that provides an opportunity for participants to identify internal and external barriers to recovery in the workplace. They identify practices they can implement that promote recovery in their daily routines. They also identify things the administration can do to foster a workplace based in recovery principles.

Administration & Supervision Series – 5 Steps to Elite Peer Support 

Administration & Supervision Series – 5 Steps to Elite Peer Support 

Peer Support is a powerful tool for client engagement and recovery outcomes. However, your agency may be experiencing high turnover rates with staff burnout. Supervision can be difficult and other non-peer staff may be confused about how peer support fits into the existing array of services. This workshop helps navigate these problems by showing participants where peer support falls in a larger recovery-based service array. It highlights the National Ethical & Practical Guidelines for Peer Support, the purpose and role of peer supporters in the service continuum, relationship building through peer support, and how to create a workplace that is inviting and supportive. Knowing what exactly peer support is and isn’t, how to hire the right peer for each program, and what steps to take prior to installing a peer support program in your agency can eliminate many problems before they start. This workshop will take you through 5 specific strategies to ensure that your peer support program is strong from the ground up. Participants will also learn corrective steps to take to improve current peer support programs experiencing difficulty. Once learned and implemented, these strategies will increase confidence and productivity for peers resulting in reduced burnout and turnover.

Administration and Supervision Series – Supervising Peer Support from a Distance

On Demand Training for Administration and Supervision Continuing Education – 2 hours Continuing Education

Find the missing piece to your Elite Peer Support Program.  This forum is an opportunity to hear from people who supervise peer supporters and learn ways to empower your peer support staff while they work from home. You will hear from a panel of experts and hear their Q&A and discussion.

Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Suicide Prevention

On Demand Training for Advanced Peer Support Suicide Prevention – 4 hours Continuing Education

Peers CARE about Suicide Prevention takes you through 4 steps of helping someone who is considering suicide. The skills you learn are based on 20 years of expertise and designed to help you support others while staying safe yourself.

About Your Trainer:

Mary Jadwisiak is an internationally sought out speaker and trainer for her expertise in behavioral health recovery and suicide prevention.   She provides insightful and practical workshops based on 20 years of advocacy work, 15 years of work in the field of suicide prevention, and her personal recovery journey.  The power of Hope is infused throughout her work.   As the spokesperson for hope she will educate, inform, entertain and inspire.

Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Supporting Peers in Crisis

On Demand Training for Advanced Peer Support – 4 hours Continuing Education

Supporting Peers in Crisis is a 4 hour workshop that will take you through understanding the different types of crises and how to support someone in each.  Participants will leave the session with an ability to recognize if the peer they are working with is in crisis, what to do about it and how to support the peer and still stay grounded themselves. 

About Your Trainer:

Mary Jadwisiak is an internationally sought out speaker and trainer for her expertise in behavioral health recovery and suicide prevention.   She provides insightful and practical workshops based on 20 years of advocacy work, 15 years of work in the field of suicide prevention, and her personal recovery journey.  The power of Hope is infused throughout her work.   As the spokesperson for hope she will educate, inform, entertain and inspire.

Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Developing DBT Skills

 

TOPIC:

Holistic Approach to DBT Skills is an interactive workshop that teaches what DBT skills are, but also teaches the skills necessary between clients and providers so they can work collaboratively.  DBT skills are a powerful evidence based recovery tool. This workshop will help you hone the skills to support your recovery efforts or those of the people you serve (or both!). 

Who should attend?

Do you work with or provide care for those with Anxiety, Suicidal Ideation, Eating Disorders, Addictions, Border Line Personality Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or difficulties regulating emotions? Do you want to learn what DBT skills are and how to implement them efficiently? DBT skills are an effective choice for helping those with any of the above mentioned struggles. 

Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Trauma Informed Peer Support

 

On Demand Training for Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – 4 hours CEU Credit

Based on the five hallmarks of Trauma Informed Care & the twelve SAMHSA Core Competencies of Peer Support – Trauma Informed Peer Support is a must-have for any peer supporter working in behavioral health. Don’t miss out on this new and improved take on the subject.

Your Instructor: Mary Jadwisiak is an internationally sought out speaker and trainer for her expertise in all aspects of behavioral health recovery and suicide prevention. She provides insightful and practical workshops based on 25 years of training and support in behavioral health work force development, and her personal recovery journey. The power of Hope is infused throughout her work. As the spokesperson for hope Mary will educate, inform, entertain and inspire.

Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – Co-Occuring Disorders

 

On Demand Training for Advanced Peer Support Continuing Education – 7 hours CEU Credit

Co-occurring Disorders Training for Peer Support Counselors is interactive and provides useful tools for Peer Support Counselors working with people who experience co-occurring disorders – the coexistence of both a mental health and a substance use disorder. It will further define co-occurring disorders, introduce study results, the Stages of Change, relapse prevention, and cover the SAMHSA perspective. In a classroom setting, peer counselors will learn how to positively work with people who experience co-occurring disorders.

Your Instructor: Josh Wallace

Joshua Wallace is the Chief Executive Officer & President of Peer Washington, the umbrella organization for several peer run peer support and development services provider sites addressing behavioral health challenges across the state (Peer Seattle, Peer Spokane and Peer Kent). He also provides peer program and training consultation through his business, Peer Services Consulting, to organizations and tribal communities nationwide and internationally. Josh has been working in the field of peer services since 2006, is co-founder of the Washington Recovery Alliance, Washington Peer Advancement Coalition, King County Recovery Coalition, and, in 2011 co-founded one of the first peer recovery coaching programs in Washington state. He is currently the co-chair of the Washington Behavioral Health Advisory Council and serves on the King County Mental Illness & Drug Dependency advisory group representing Recovery Service Organizations. Josh identifies as a person thriving in long-term recovery from co-occurring challenges and credits his sustained recovery to the power of peers helping peers in recovery.