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Current Certified Peer Specialist Employment Training events:

To apply and be considered for a Certified Peer Specialist training please read and follow the application Guidelines listed below our training events.

Our summer/fall training schedule is under development and will be announced when we have definate plans!!!

Continuing Education Events:  (Certified Peer Specialists need to main 15 CEU’s per year to stay current with certification) To find these opportunities go to the Educational Resources section. 

We will announce more opportunities for CEU’s as we gain information.   If you know of upcoming CEU trainings for Certified Peer Specialists in Minnesota please email them to jamiller@northlandcounseling.org thank you

 

 APPLICATION PROCESS REQUIREMENTS

Peers: Link to HOPE Initiative

1.  Complete and submit Peers: Link to HOPE Initiative Application

(You can complete and submit an application online, through email, or USPS)

To request a paper application, contact Judy Benham at:

jbenham@northlandcounseling.org OR 218-326-5114

2.  Submit 2 letters of recommendation from anyone who knows you and your RECOVERY that is Not related to you.

 

 You may submit the letters to:

 jbenham@northlandcounseling.org

 fax: 218-326-9787 Attn: Judy Benham

OR USPS to              Peers: Link to HOPE Initiative

                                               3130 SE 2nd Ave.  Grand Rapids MN, 55744

NUMBERS 1 & 2 MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 5PM OF THE DEADLINE SPECIFIED FOR A GIVEN TRAINING

(Deadlines are 2 weeks before a training)

(Special consideration for any late paperwork Must be submitted in writing and MUST BE APPROVED by Program Director Amanda Okech- aokech@northlandcounseling.org There will be no exceptions.)

3.  Complete a phone interview with Peers: Link to HOPE Initiative Team Member(s)

(Once all above steps have been completed you will be notified at that time if you have been accepted or denied for that training).