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Peer Support Within The Criminal Justice System: Forensic Peer Support (Day 2)

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This 18-hour (New, Updated Curriculum) for continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists to fulfill a serious gap in supportive services for justice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learning approach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Model as a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

Learning Objectives:  By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

  • Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency
  • Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system
  • Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice, etc.)
  • Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns how to advocate for self
  • Support the individual’s journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

Location: Virtual

Cost: $300

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November 30
8:00 am - 5:00 pm