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(5 Week Virtual Learning Series) Peer Initiative Training Series

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About This Course

This five-week series hosted through the DBHIDS Learning Hub will be a combination of asynchronous e-Learning, pre-recorded webinars, and live webinars. These 5 weeks are designed to provide Peer staff with an overview of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health as well as provide an overview of skills for Peer staff.  The series is also designed to ensure that Peer staff receive an equitable amount of therapeutic skills, resources, and knowledge.  In turn Peer staff will more confidently coordinate the services needed and wanted by those being assisted in the recovery process.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify ways to create a Person First inclusive environment for those in recovery.
  • Understand the history and importance of Peer Culture in the Philadelphia Behavioral Health System.
  • Engage in ethical discussions to help create a safe environment for those in the recovery process.
  • Learn to identify common trauma responses and connect members to appropriate services.
Intended Audience: 

Peer Staff

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Completion Requirements: 

This five-week series will be coordinated through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Assessment of learning will involve completion of all e-Learning courses, viewing of all recorded webinars, and participation during live webinars. Attendance will be monitored closely. Live Zoom Courses will be recorded for future access.

Credit Statements: 

BHTEN is certified by the Pennsylvania Certification Board, Provider #310

13.0 hours PCB approved hours of Education for this training.