This event finished on 07 October 2020
- Venue: Washington County Emergency Operations Center
- Categories: Addiction, Mental Health, Support, Teens
- Tags: addiction, mental health, recovery, support, teens, training
If you have lived experience with a substance use and/or mental health disorder AND are in recovery, THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A PEER RECOVERY SUPPORTER and HELP OTHERS IN RECOVERY!
WHAT: Peer Recovery Supporter Training from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)
WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday – Oct. 7-9th from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Monday & Tuesday, Oct 12 & 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: At the Washington County Emergency Operations Center
204 Davis Avenue, Suite C, Marietta, OH 45750
This training is available to individuals who live in (or will work as a Peer Recovery Supporter in) Ohio. First consideration will be given to residents of Washington County. There is a mandatory online registration process and 16 hours of pre-training online coursework, so begin the process as soon as possible, following the specific steps outlined on page 2. Certification as a Peer Recovery Supporter (PRS) is the ultimate outcome. There are employment opportunities for Certified Peer Recovery Supporters locally and across the state.
The First Step to Becoming a PRS – Please complete this application.
This training is part of the Washington County Behavioral Health Board’s and the State of Ohio’s commitment to transforming the behavioral health system into a Recovery-Oriented System of Care. Peer Recovery Supporters are a powerful support to individuals in recovery, and more and more agencies/services are realizing the major impact a Peer Recovery Supporter can have on an individual’s recovery journey. Your participation is so appreciated!
For more information, contact Tara Plaugher at 740.374.6990 or firstname.lastname@example.org