• CATALOG
  • MILITARY
  • LOGIN
      Forget your password?
  • Open Search Dialog
Advanced Solutions Technical Institute
Home > Training Programs > Medical > Peer Support Specialist
CALL
NOW

855.520.6806

Fill out the form below

*

*

*

*

*

*

By continuing you are agreeing to have ed2go contact you.
Close Window

Thank you for your interest in this program. We should be contacting you shortly.

Close Window

Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support Specialist
$595.00 (USD)

OVERVIEW

DETAILS

What you will learn

  • The central knowledge base and behaviors of effective Peer Support promoted by iNAOPS
  • The attributes, roles, duties and guidelines for a Peer Specialist
  • Recognize aspects of recovery unique to the individual, as well as developing their own recovery definition
  • The creating and exploring of community resources, courtroom etiquette, help peers identify and understand communication barriers, and the reasoning behind documenting practices
  • How transformational language helps a peer specialist in the transformation in services for people with mental health problems
  • Various communication techniques commonly used in a peer support setting
  • The history of mental illness with attention to how and why the recovery model has emerged
  • Tools that will help you develop appropriate and effective ways of approaching peers and/or veterans with a substance disorder and/or co-occurring disorder
  • Cultural differences you are likely to encounter as a peer specialist
  • The critical nature of how ethics and boundaries play an integral role in the daily job of a peer specialist
  • The basics necessary to assist with peer reintegration into the community
  • A comprehensive concept of wellness that goes beyond being free of disease or sickness

How you will benefit

  • Prepare for a career as a Recovery Peer Specialist or Recovery Peer Support
  • Give back to the community by using your personal experience to positively affect the lives of others
  • Receive training that will help you properly educate other adults and improve their odds of beating addiction
  • Open the door to new career opportunities in an in-demand field

OUTLINE

REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES

INSTRUCTOR

FAQS

Advanced Solutions Technical Institute

LP#38 El Socorro Main Road
El Soccorro, TT
MAIN CONTENT

Copyright © Education To Go. All rights reserved. The material on this site cannot be reproduced or redistributed unless you have obtained prior written permission from Education To Go. Education To Go and ed2go are registered trademarks of Education To Go, a part of Cengage Learning.