Become a Peer Support Specialist!
Goodwill Redwood Empire is now taking applications for its next Peer Support Specialist Certification Training class that begins May 21, 2019 and continues through August 22, 2019. This free training program is designed to prepare peers with lived mental health experience for certification in Sonoma County. Classes will be held three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10am to 12noon at the Wellness and Advocacy Center, 2245 Challenger Way, Santa Rosa.
Coursework includes the topics of overcoming stigma, communication skills, cultural responsiveness, ethics and confidentiality, boundaries and co-dependency, crisis intervention and suicide prevention. For more information and to apply, contact Kate Roberge at 707-483-7425 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 26, 2019.