Southeastern PA Training & Meeting Schedule PHILADELPHIA COUNTY - FY 18

The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHIdS) contracts with MHASP/The Institute for Recovery & Community Integration to conduct Certified Peer Specialist (CPS), Certified Peer Specialist Supervisor, Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) and, CPS Continuing Education trainings. The MHASP/Institute is an authorized Pennsylvania State Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services vendor for the CPS and CPS Supervisor courses.  DBHIdS CPS classes are offered 4 times a year, are open to City of Philadelphia residents only and, the application process is managed by DBHIdS. For CPS Supervisor and Continuing Education courses, please contact the MHASP/Institute. 

DBHIDS Contact Information


DBHIDS PCCI
1101 Market St, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email: DBHIDS.PeerCulture@phila.gov
For questions, please send an email to DBHIDS.PeerCulture@phila.gov

jUNE 2017 DBHIDS CPS CLASS GRADUATION PHOTOS

Click here to view: https://goo.gl/RTfMMb

The institute for recovery offers a number of different types of trainings in philadelphia. These are listed in date order. 

July 2017

CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST
INFORMATION SESSION
When: JULY 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p,m.
Where: COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
801 MARKET STREET, 11TH FLOOR

To register: CPSinfo.eventbrite.com

Join us to learn about:
Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) training requirements
Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) overview
Volunteer opportunities At Pro-Act and the Mental Health
Association Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP)
Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certification

To access the poster click here: https://goo.gl/5rIq8c

Sponsored by City of Philadelphia - Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual dis Ability Services

September 2017

PHILADELPHIA CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST TRAINING (CPS 200)

Dates: September 11-15 & 25-29, 2017
Location: MHASP
1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

DBHIDS September 2017 Certified Peer Specialist Training Application Period Is Open

Do you know someone who has a lived mental health experience who would be an excellent candidate for the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) profession?

CPS applications will be accepted from July 10–July 28, 2017. All applications and required documentation must be completed by applicant and received by mail, email (DBHIDS.PeerCulture@phila.gov), or in person at 1101 Market St, Seventh Floor.

All attachments must be submitted with a complete application. Please do not submit supporting documents separately or at a later date. Incomplete applications will not be processed! Applications should be submitted by the individual who wishes to apply. Please do not complete applications on someone else’s behalf.

In addition, all applicants must attend a Story-Telling training in order to apply for the CPS training. Applicants should refer to the healthymindsphilly.com for Story-Telling trainings open to the public.
To learn more about the CPS position and its requirements, please take a look at the following information:
•    CPS Application Criteria-Click here: https://goo.gl/gYB7pa
•    Certified Peer Specialist General Description-https://goo.gl/zB4C9V
Please be mindful that this is a competitive opportunity for a no cost professional training for residents of Philadelphia. Only 20 applicants will be selected. A completed application does not guarantee interview selection. An interview selection does not guarantee training selection!
If you are interested in being trained to be a Certified Peer Specialist, please submit this form along with all required attachments in person, mail, or email to:
•    September 2017 CPS Training Application-https://goo.gl/Hu5LZn
DBHIDS PCCI
Certified Peer Specialist Applications
1101 Market St, Seventh Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
For questions, please send an email to DBHIDS.PeerCulture@phila.gov.

CPS Application Criteria
Certified Peer Specialist General Description
Please be mindful that this is a competitive opportunity for a no cost professional training for residents of Philadelphia. Only 20 applicants will be selected. A completed application does not guarantee interview selection. An interview selection does not guarantee training selection!

If you are interested in being trained to be a Certified Peer Specialist, please submit this form along with all required attachments in person, mail, or email to:

September 2017 CPS Training Application: http://dbhids.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2017september-application.pdf
 


October 2017

continuing education class I

TOPIC: TBA

Dates: October 11-12, 2017
Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107
Time: 9am - 5pm

PHILADELPHIA CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR TRAINING (S-CPS 301)

Dates: October 24-25, 2017
Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107
Time: 9am - 5pm

Thanks for your interest in our CPS Supervisor's training.

Before completing the application, be prepared to:

Upload the required resume and Employer Verification Form.  The Employer Verification Form can be found at: https://goo.gl/ggYbxj
 
You cannot move forward on this application until you have answered all required questions on the displayed page.

Required questions are marked with a red (*)

To apply, you are asked to submit an online application. Please prepare your materials before beginning the application.

The online application asks for:

• Resume
• Employer Verification Form - Download here: https://goo.gl/8zYNWR
• Emergency contact information
• Payment information

If you have any questions, please contact:  Phone: 267-507-3888 or recovery@mhasp.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  October 12, 2017

Online application: https://mhaspwufoo.wufoo.com/forms/r1gc7o7d03qhfzk/

November 2017

continuing education class II

TOPIC: TBA

Dates: November 7-8, 2017
Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107
Time: 9am - 5pm


December 2017

PHILADELPHIA CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST TRAINING (CPS 200)

Dates: November 27 - December 1 & December 11-15, 2017
Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107
Time: 9am - 5pm

Follow this link for more information on DBHIDS CPS trainings. Open applications for upcoming classes will be posted here. DBHIDS typically posts their application 2 months prior the start date of the training event. 
http://www.dbhids.org/about/organization/strategic-planning-division/peer-culture-and-community-inclusion-unit/certified-peer-specialist-training/

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT INSTITUTE MONTHLY AND QUARTERLY MEETINGS AND TRAINING EVENTS PLEASE CONTACT: 

Phone: 267-507-3888
Email: recovery@mhasp.org