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Compassionate Peer Support Specialist Training Program

Building Connection: Compassionate Peer Support Specialist Training is a breakdown of the Fundamentals of Peer Support – as recommended by Peer Support Accreditation and Certification Canada (PSACC) and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) – provided through a lens of Compassion, Respect and Recovery.

Objective: To provide individuals with lived-experience:

  • the knowledge, skills and abilities that are essential and necessary in order to provide effective peer support;
  • the motivation, encouragement and understanding that they have a role in the health and well-being their community;
  • the belief that the opportunity to “give back”, establishes greater purpose and meaning to their own recovery;
  • the required criteria necessary, should they choose to obtain national accreditation or certification.

Commitment: 10 full days (1 full day per week for 10 weeks); In-person only

Cost of the 10-day Building Connection Peer Specialist training is $600.00
(Morning and afternoon refreshments provided/lunch not included)

 Available dates:

10 Tuesdays – October 10, 2023 to December 12, 2023

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