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May 2020

Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Trauma Informed Peer Support

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Documentation

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Topic: Certified Peer Counselors must document their work, but that documentation must be done in a way that is consistent with their unique role. This workshop helps peer support workers understand requirements of Medicaid and the Washington Administrative Codes, focusing on the type of documentations most often required by CPCs. Expect a simple but thorough method, with lots of practice.     About the Trainer: Ann Rider, MSW, CPRP, CPC Inspired by her own recovery from trauma, addiction, and mental…

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Online Event – WaHCA Continuing Education Series – WRAP Refresher (3 – Day)

May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 21 @ 4:30 pm
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WRAP® Refresher (3-days) The course is only open to WA state Certified Peer Counselors.  The WRAP® Refresher is a interactive course co-facilitated by the Copeland Center Advanced Level Facilitators to sharpen and expand facilitation skills to further engage groups in the Wellness Recovery Action Planning. Through attendance in this course WRAP Facilitators will: 1.Recognize expanded options on how to give effective group introductions. 2.Identify additional knowledge areas, values and ethics of WRAP. 3.Apply at least one new skill to sharpen…

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

May 26 @ 9:00 am - May 27 @ 4:30 pm
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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 Intro to WRAP® workshop, participants will have a good understanding of the Key Concepts of Wellness…

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June 2020

Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Culture & Diversity

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Ethics & Boundaries

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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. This workshop is only open for peers working in Washington state.      ABOUT…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Co-Occurring Disorders

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS   TOPIC: 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…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Ethics & Boundaries

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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. This workshop is for peers who work in Washington state only. ABOUT THE SPEAKER:…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – WRAP Level 2 (5-Day) – $125/person

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 4:30 pm
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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…

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Online Event – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Culture & Diversity

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Online Event WA United States + Google Map

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…

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