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. 

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DBHIDS Newsletters:

September 2017 - CPS NewsletterCPS Supervisor Newsletter

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


 

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 18, 2017

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

 

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/

 

PHILADELPHIA CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST TRAINING- Targeting working with Youth and young adults(CPS 200)

Dates: November 27 - December 1 & December 11-15, 2017

Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107

Time: 9am - 5pm
Application will be available, Monday, September 25 on the DBHIDS website. 

The next CPS Training is targeting Working with Youth and Young Adults and will be held 11/27-12/1 & 12/11-12/15. Our regular CPS Training that you have been interested in the past will be held on 3/5-3/9 & 3/19-3/23. The CPS Training Coordinator will send you more information about when to apply. As always you can check the information regarding CPS Training on our website: http://dbhids.org/about/organization/strategic-planning-division/peer-culture-and-community-inclusion-unit/certified-peer-specialist-training/.

WRAP SEMINAR II: WRAP FACILITATOR TRAINING (CPS 202)

Dates: December 4-8, 2017
Location: MHP, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107
Time: 9am - 5pm

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Duration: 37.5 hours, 5 days

The WRAP Facilitator Training program is an intensive five day training designed for individuals who have experienced the Mental Health Recovery Education Curriculum designed by Mary Ellen Copeland and, who have developed and are using a Wellness Recovery Action Plan in their own lives (the two day WRAP Seminar I meets the pre-requisite for this training). This program teaches participants the skills necessary to become facilitators of the Copeland Mental Health Recovery Education Curriculum and of WRAP Groups. 

The WRAP Facilitator Training focuses on all aspects of successful preparation for implementing the Copeland Mental Health Recovery Education curriculum and WRAP groups. Training participants receive the Mental Health Recovery Education Curriculum Manual (including WRAP) as well as a CD-ROM complete with teaching material in the format of power point presentations and overhead projection slides.

Individual participants will complete a brief application to certify they meet the pre-requisite training and experience criteria. Note: This criterion is the standard set by Mary Ellen Copeland for WRAP group facilitation.

For additional information please contact DBHIDS.PeerCulture@phila.gov.

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

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