121 Cleveland Avenue SW
Parent Peer Support Provider Training – fredla practice model
June 2 and 3, 2021 and June 8, 9, and 10, 2021
June 2 and 3, 2021 9 am to 4 pm (in person at the StarkMHAR Office)
June 8, 9, and 10, 2021 9 am to 4 pm (Virtual via Zoom)
What is Parent Peer Support: A Parent Peer Support (PPS) is a peer-to-peer approach to supporting families caring for children, youth, and young adults with behavioral, mental, emotional, or co-occurring challenges. PPS is provided by a parent or caregiver with lived experience who is trained to assist other families by providing support, identifying resources, and facilitating access to services for the child and family.
Who Should Attend This Training: Anyone who currently has or will have a position as a Parent Peer Support Provider. Parent Peer Support Providers can be called many different names, such as Family Peer Support, Family/Peer Partners, Family/Peer Navigators or Family/Peer Support Specialists. This training is intended to be one of two trainings in the State of Ohio approved for the state certification process.
Requirements: Lived experience as the primary caregiver for a child with behavioral, mental, emotional, or co-occurring challenges. Willingness to disclose your status as a caregiver and use that experience in a professional capacity. High school diploma or GED.
Individuals must complete the Parent Peer Support Provider Training Application in order to be considered for this training. This application must be received by May 14, 2021 in order to attend the training. Click here for the link to the application: Parent Peer Support Provider Application
Location: StarkMHAR Inclusion Room
121 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44702
Cost: This is a free training.
|Day/Date||Time||Where||In-Person or Virtual|
|Wednesday, June 2, 2021||9am – 4pm||StarkMHAR – Inclusion Room||In-Person|
|Thursday, June 3, 2021||9am – 4pm||StarkMHAR – Inclusion Room||In-Person|
|Tuesday, June 8, 2021||9am – 4pm||Zoom meeting||Virtual|
|Wednesday, June 9, 2021||9am – 4pm||Zoom meeting||Virtual|
|Thursday, June 10, 2021||9am – 4pm||Zoom meeting||Virtual|
* You must attend ALL 5 days of this training.