Upcoming Continuing Education Trainings

PaPSC Trainings

Certified Peer Specialists in Crisis Services

Like the other skill enhancement trainings in Pennsylvania (forensics, veterans, older adults) this training is designed to give the participants extra skills to specialize in a particular service area.

This training is specifically designed to prepare CPSs to work in crisis services (telephone, mobile, walk-in, and residential). Topics covered include the Mental Health Procedures Act, roles and responsibilities of a CPS in crisis services, de-escalation, and suicide assessment and prevention.

  • Free Training in Scranton: April 17 – 19. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in Somerset: May 8 – 10. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in Reading: May 22 – 24. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Training in Chambersburg: June 21 – 23. Click here for more information and to register.

If you are interested in brining this training to your area or if you represent and organization interested in sponsoring a training please contact us at: info@papsc.org.

Orientation to Medicaid Funded Peer Support Documentation

Several years ago an Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services workgroup convened to created a training based on the minimum state requirements for documentation. The Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition is now the vendor for the training.

Participants learn about the purposes of documentation, and examine and learn how to write a Strength Based Assessment, Individual Service Plan, and Progress Notes. There is also a section on Collaborative Documentation.

  • Free Training in Pittsburgh: March 28. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in Williamsport: April 7. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in Scranton: April 28. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in Franklin/Fulton: May 5. Click here for more information or here to register.
  • Free Training in New Castle: June 8. Click here for more information or here to register.

If you are interested in brining this training to your area or if you represent and organization interested in sponsoring a training please contact us at: info@papsc.org.

PaPSC Sponsored CEU Days

continuing education trainingThe PaPSC sponsors CEU Training Days in different regions of the state. Each region has a planning committee that coordinates a day full of information, training, and networking. Below are the dates for regions in Pennsylvania that are currently active n this program.. If you live in a region that is not represented and are interested in receiving support from the Coalition to begin a training day in your area, please contact us at info@papsc.org.

As of the May/June 2017 round of trainings, registration is required. Click on the date of the training you would like to attend for more information and to register.

There is a $20 fee for these trainings for non-members. Individuals who have a yearly membership or are part of a Corporate membership will be able to attend for free.  You will have the option of becoming a paid member of the PaPSC on the day of the event to avoid having to pay the non-member fee for the training day.

Northwest

2017 Training Dates

  • May 25

Southwest

The training committee is currently working on dates for 2017. Check back for more information.

North Central

2017 Training Dates

  • June 1
  • August 11
  • November 10

South Central

2017 Training Dates

  • May 12
  • August 11
  • November 10

Northeast

2017 Training Dates

  • June 2
  • August – TBA
  • November – TBA

Other Continuing Education Opportunities

Check back often for training opportunities as we update the page as soon as we are notified of new trainings.


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Training Providers

If you are providing trainings or continuing education opportunities of benefit to peer specialists in Pennsylvania and would like to have them posted on this site, email us.

If you are interested in presenting a workshop at one of our Continuing Education Days please contact us.