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June 2019

Advanced WRAP Facilitator Support and Tips

June 7 @ 10:30 am - December 13 @ 12:00 pm
Phone Conference via Zoom

Topic: Are you having some trouble getting your WRAP classes up and running? Maybe you haven’t done any since your 5-day Seminar 2?  We understand just how complex it can get, so we developed a way to support you on your journey as a WRAP facilitator.  Sharon Holmes and other Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators will be hosting four 90-minute phone conferences to provide tips.  There will also be an opportunity for you to discuss specific issues you are having with…

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Kitsap County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Trauma Informed Peer Support

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Baymont by Wyndham Bremerton WA, 5640 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, WA 98312
Bremerton, WA 98312 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS TOPIC: The Trauma-Informed Peer Support Workshop explores the elements of safety, transparency, reciprocal and collaborative relationships, cultural considerations and personal exploration to find the meaning each of us attach to our experiences of trauma and loss. It explains how the peer relationship is key to recovery from trauma and challenges in each of us to discover our own Next Steps. The training is interactive, engaging and a critical tool for peer support specialists.…

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July 2019

Spokane County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – WRAP Level 2 (5-Day)

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 4:30 pm
Ramada by Wyndham Spokane Airport, 8909 W Airport Dr., Spokane, WA 99224
Spokane, WA 99224 US
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Spend five days learning to become a WRAP Facilitator.** This course is designed to help you become a powerful change agent as a WRAP Facilitator. You will gain a deeper understanding of the recovery process and learn to:• work with people who have mental health challenges to discover the strengths they have and can use to enhance their recovery;• effectively share the underlying concepts necessary to recovery - hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy, and support;• work with individuals and groups…

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Skagit county – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Ethics & Boundaries

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Best Western Plus Skagit Valley Inn and Convention Center, 2300 Market St., Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS TOPIC: Ethics & Boundaries in Peer Support  is a dynamic, interactive workshop designed for Peer Support Counselors in any role. The content is largely based on the International Association of Peer Specialists document, National Ethical Guidelines and Practice Standards. Participants will come away with a clear understanding of the ethics, guidelines and boundaries that are essential to their profession. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Beth Handewith Gould has been working in Peer Services since 2002. She…

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Kitsap County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Intro to WRAP for Peer Support Counselors (2-days)

July 30 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 4:30 pm
Baymont by Wyndham Bremerton WA, 5640 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, WA 98312
Bremerton, WA 98312 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS     TOPIC:  Intro to WRAP for Peer Counselors (2-days)  WRAP® workshops are designed to be highly interactive. Facilitators encourage participation at whatever level feels comfortable. WRAP® is a living document that is unique to everyone. WRAP® facilitators skillfully share this simple and profound educational model so that participants can incorporate WRAP® into their lives. Through engagement in a WRAP® Seminar 1 workshop, participants will have a good understanding of the Key Concepts…

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August 2019

Kitsap County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Culture & Diversity

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Baymont by Wyndham Bremerton WA, 5640 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, WA 98312
Bremerton, WA 98312 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS As peer counselors, we can be strong advocates for culturally-specific recovery. In this workshop, we will explore some ways to: 1) draw upon cultural strengths 2) increase cross-cultural understanding and 3) move towards healing justice in order to improve outcomes with participants, coworkers, and supervisors. This is a no-pressure interactive workshop that encourages transforming mistakes into opportunities for connection. We will play games, share stories, and get smarter together. Bring your questions, your lived experience, and your whole self…

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Stevens County – WaHCA Peer CE Series – Peers in Crisis & Suicide Prevention

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Hub – Colville Senior Center, W, 231 Elep Ave, Colville, WA 99114
Colville, WA 99114 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS TOPIC: Peers in Crisis & Suicide Prevention is a 2 part workshop that builds on itself.  Participants will leave the morning 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.  The afternoon session will be based on the morning session and will provide additional tools for identifying a person at…

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Spokane county – WaHCA Peer CE Series – Peers in Crisis & Suicide Prevention

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Passages Family Support, 1700 S Assembly St., Spokane, WA 99224
Spokane, WA 99224 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS TOPIC: Peers in Crisis & Suicide Prevention is a 2 part workshop that builds on itself.  Participants will leave the morning 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.  The afternoon session will be based on the morning session and will provide additional tools for identifying a person at…

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King County – Wellness Recovery Action Plan for Peers – Seminar 2 (WRAP for Facilitators) Training and Technical Assistance (5-Day)

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm
TAF Bethaday Community Learning Space, 605 SW 108th St., Seattle, WA 98146
Seattle, WA 98146 US
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The WRAP Facilitator training provides an experiential learning environment based on mutuality. Participants in this course will be expected to participate in interactive learning activities and demonstrate their own experience with WRAP. This training is appropriate for King County Certified Peer Counselors who would like to lead WRAP groups, work with others to develop their own WRAP and give presentations on mental health recovery related issues to groups or organizations.  Attendees must have participated in the WRAP Seminar 1 training. Participants…

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December 2019

King County – Trauma Informed Peer Supervision Training

December 3 @ 8:00 am - December 4 @ 5:00 pm
Navos’ Revelle Hall, 1210 SW 136th St., Burien, WA 98166
Burien, WA 98166 US
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP The purpose of this training is to help participating organizations effectively integrate, implement, and sustain peer supports and recovery coach workers using a trauma-informed approach as part of a broader effort to become a trauma-informed organization, with a focus on best practices in supervision of persons in peer and recovery coach roles. This one-day, interactive training for supervisors of peer supports and recovery coach workers will include: Review of peer specialist and recovery coach roles and core…

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