Class Dates:October 28- November 1, 2019November 4 - November 8, 2019Time: 9:00am-5:00pm Location: Community Crossroads Peer Support Center 825 Paoli Pike West Chester, PA 19380
As a Certified Peer Specialist, you have distinguished yourself by becoming a unique and influential member of themental health community. You have each accepted your mental health diagnosis as a part of who you are, not as aliability, but as your own path of challenges and successes you’ve had which have helped you build strength, character,and resilience. You have shared your path freely with others to foster openness and eliminate stigma. You have excelledin your recovery to such an extent that you are able to share your story as a source of hope to others and have chosento do so as a certified professional.
The Pennsylvania Certification Board (referred to herein as “the Board” or “the PCB”) provides certification for CertifiedPeer Specialists as a way of assuring competence to peers, to the public, and to employers. The PCB is dedicated to theprinciple that individuals in the field of Peer Support must be held to the highest standards of ethical practice.
Please note that The Council is NOT the certifying board, but will provide participants with certificates for hours of training completed that the participant then submits with their credentialing application to the PCB.