PEER Specialist

Adult Education

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$19.95
Adult Education

2 hours
Area: Adult Education  2 hours

In Adult Education students will learn how to properly facilitate various types of groups and understand the importance that groups play in a peer's recovery process.  Students will also review adult learning principles and learning cycle.

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Community Reintegration

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$59.95
Community Reintegration

6 hours
Area: Community Reintegration    6 hours  

In Community Reintegration students will be introduced to Wellness Recovery Action Planning or “WRAP” and to other strategies such as Person-Centered Planning, problem-solving models, as well as psychiatric advance directives. The concept of Self Determination and the role of Disability Rights will help Peer Specialists to be more effective advocates as they provide direction and practical guidance during in this important transitional process.

Cultural Competence

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$19.95
Cultural Competence

2 Hours 
Area: Cultural Competence      2 Hours 

Ethics: Peer Specialist

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$59.95
Ethics: Peer Specialist

6 hours
Area: Professional Ethics  6 hours

In the Ethics: Peer Specialist students will be exposed to the concept of self-disclosure, understand how conflict plays a role in the workplace, value how boundaries play an integral role in a peer specialist's job, and begin to explore how ethics are at the core of what a peer specialist does.

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Interpersonal Communication

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$19.95
Interpersonal Communication

2 Hours
Area: Interpersonal Communication   2 hours

This course is part of the Peer Specialist Training package and uses the Peer Specialist Training manual developed by the National Association of Peer Specialists as its text. In Interpersonal Communication students will be given an understanding of what effective communication is including types, styles and skills with respect to peer support. Students will also understand how their own values affect communication and how to identify communication roadblocks.

Legal Issues and HIPPA

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$19.95
Legal Issues and HIPPA

2 hours
Category: Effective Advocacy

In the Legal Issues and HIPAA course students will learn the importance of accessing a variety of resources to meet a peer’s needs while in treatment, the expectations and conduct of legal proceedings, the importance of community integration as a key recovery component, and what the confidentiality requirements are under the HIPAA Privacy Rule when taking case notes and other relevant documentation.

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Mental Health Disorders

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$49.95
Mental Health Disorders

5 Hours
Area: Mental Health Disorder Identification and Treatment    5 Hours

This course is part of the Peer Specialist Training package and uses the Peer Specialist Training manual developed by the National Association of Peer Specialists as its text. In Mental Health Disorders students will be given an overview of the history of mental illness as well as basic information on depression (the most common psychiatric diagnosis) and the DSM-IV. Special instruction is also given on crisis management and communication issues.

Peer Specialist Overview

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$39.95
Peer Specialist Overview

4 Hours
Area: Effective Advocacy  4 hours

In the Peer Specialist Overview students will discover what a Peer Specialist is, what type of person would be a good fit, what type of attributes the Peer Specialist has as well as what types of duties and guidelines they might encounter. It is a good look into what the Peer Specialist can contribute, and the unique role Peers play in inspiring hope in people with mental illness.

Recovery & Resiliency

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Recovery & Resiliency

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2 Hours

Area: Effective Advocacy    2 hours  

Stigma Issues

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$19.95

2 hours
Area: Effective Advocacy 

In the Stigma Issues course students will learn the importance of labeling and how it relates to created and fighting stigma. They will also be able identify stigmatic components in the military and learning the person behind the stigmatic label. Such learnings are a critical element to be able to provide the appropriate service and respectful approach.

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