Peer Support 102

Peer Support 102 contains 8 standalone training modules that are offered throughout the year online. Courses with * are only available to certified BHPSS with at least six months work experience. Space is limited in each class, registration is required.

  • BHPSS Ethics and Boundaries*
    • Course explores ethics and how it is applied to the profession of Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist. Including role plays, formation of boundaries, and best practices.
  • Peer Leadership(PAL Project Training)
    • Course is design for the development and enhancement of individual and network peer leadership and advocacy skills. How do we get a seat at the table, have our voice be heard and create real change.
  • eCPR for Suicide Intervention*
    • eCPR is based on the principles found to be shared by several support approaches: trauma-informed care, counseling after disasters, peer support, emotional intelligence, suicide prevention, and cultural attunement. Read more about eCPR.
  • Best practices for clinical supervision*
    • Coming in 2021
  • Advance Psychiatric Directives (PAL Project Training)
    • APD’s are an effective recovery tool for those with mental health challenges. Training provides detailed instruction for developing and registering an APD.
  • Model for providing Peer Support*
    • Course covers the 3 phases of providing peer support. Includes role plays and solutions for overcoming barriers. If you want to increase your effectiveness as a peer supporter this is the model for you.
  • Professional Development*
    • This course will cover topics such as self-care, continuing education, and mentoring.
  • Recovery Program Must Haves
    • Best practices for running a recovery program. Includes 7 domains, self-evaluation, and steps for moving forward. Bring you peer support services to the next level.