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

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

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 CLOSED


October 2017

continuing education class I

TOPIC: co-occurring challenges (CE 116)

The goal of this training is to provide staff with information and skills to support individuals who have co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges. Trainees will explore the prevalence and complexity of co-occurring conditions, their impact on different aspects of wellness, the role and impact of stigma, as well as components of integrated care and support.  This training includes elements of Motivational Interviewing practice and is informed by trauma theory and the concept of Recovery capital.  

Thank you for your interest in our programs. This is the application for the continuing education course  Co-Occurring Challenges (CE116)

This training is open to DBHIDS funded Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) in Philadelphia County.

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 (*)

If you have any questions, please contact:  Dana Shepherd:  267-507-3888; dshepherd@mhasp.org. 

Application deadline: October 2, 2017

Online application: https://mhaspwufoo.wufoo.com/forms/w1apek4316a4wgu/

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

supervision in the peer support environment (S-CPS 301)

This course lays the foundation of Supervision in a Peer Support Environment and incorporates Daniels' (2014) Pillars of Peer Support Supervision, Kadushin's (1976) Social Work model on the Functions of Supervision, and Bloom (1997), Anda and Felliti's (1998) work on Trauma. The course is designed as a hybrid learning environment which has 15 hours of classroom face time with an additional 6.5 hours possible through an online learning community focused on discussion and reading. The classroom portion of this course has been approved for 13.5 hours of continuing education units through the National Association of Social Work- PA Chapter.

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

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: peer support for aging populations (CE 107)

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

Thank you for your interest in our programs.  
This is the application for the continuing education course Peer Support for Aging Populations 

This training is open to DBHIDS funded Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) in Philadelphia County.

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 (*)

If you have any questions, please contact:  Dana Shepherd  267-507-3888; or dshepherd@mhasp.org. 

Peer Support for Aging Populations is a three-day continuing education course. This training is for current Certified Peer Specialists who are interested in utilizing existing experience, skills and training to work with Older Adults living with mental health, behavioral health and/or co-occurring challenges.
The training involves both lectures and group activities.  Training is designed to provide a greater understanding of mental health challenges specifically for aging populations. As well as provide techniques for supporting older adults. 

Topics covered included: 
•    Aging composition (demographics) 
•    Healthy aging
•    Cultural competency
•    Depression, anxiety, hoarding, cognitive impairment, substance use & co-occurring physical illness in older adults
•    Suicide in older adults
•    Care giving
•    Community resources
•    Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
•    Stages of Change 

In order to successfully complete this course, you will need to be present and participate on all of the scheduled days. Partial credit will NOT be awarded. Late arrivals or early departures will preclude successful completion.  

Application deadline: October 30, 2017
Online application: 
https://mhaspwufoo.wufoo.com/forms/w31l7k505h0xsj/

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