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Peer Support Specialist Training

CULTIVATING A NEW LIFE THROUGH COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

I developed this course to certify individuals to help peers in mental health recovery. This is a 50-hour training, after which individuals are eligible for a certification from the Oregon Health Authority Traditional Health Worker program as a Peer Support Specialist.

Some topics we cover:​

Vicarious trauma

Facilitating social justice

Addiction and peer support

Mental Health and the law

Narrative therapy

and more...

Visit the NAMI Multnomah page to apply and to see upcoming training sessions