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Certified Peer Support Specialist Training
May 23, 2016 - May 28, 2016
Are you a deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind person in recovery from mental health issues? Are you interested in helping others with their recovery process?
Here’s your opportunity! Learn more about becoming a Certified Peer Support Specialist!
Training Dates: May 23 – 28, 2015 (40 hours)
Location: St. Paul, MN
Training Times: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm with a one hour break mid-day Saturday, 9am – 12 pm
Trainers: Alison L. Aubrecht, M.A., DCC, LPCC and Dori Richards, CPSS
This training is free for those who are accepted into the program. Hotel and/or mileage also provided for residents of Minnesota. Trainees will have the opportunity to develop skills in supporting other deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind folks in recovering from mental health issues.
Interested and want to apply? Contact the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division Mental Health Program Director, Dr. John Gournaris at John.Gournaris@state.mn.us today!
Completed application and letter of recommendation must be sent in by May 6, 2016. Those who complete the training and pass the exam will become a Certified Peer Support Specialist!