Pacific Clinics invites eligible participants to apply to attend the 80 hour instructor led online Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training. Training consists of 27 sessions that will be Monday/Tuesdays/Wednesday/Thursdays/Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm. This 80 hour course will consist of nine self-paced sessions and 18 live sessions via Zoom.
This training equips current and aspiring peer support specialists in learning skills based content while utilizing their lived experiences to retain or gain employment within the mental health services field. Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists have a transformative effect on care; whether through emergency response, inpatient settings, primary care, or alongside mental health professionals, peers use their valuable lived experiences to help others navigate and progress in their own recovery process.
Program Curriculum Includes:
· Defining Mental Health/History of Mental Health
· Recovery, Resiliency, & Wellness
· Peer Support Core Competencies
· Co-Occurring Disorders of Mental Health/Substance Use
· SUD Recovery & Relapse Prevention
· Stigma & Mental Health
· Trauma Informed Care
· Motivational Interviewing
· Law & Ethics
· Substance Use Disorders
· Conflict Resolution