Comprehensive Training for Peer Supporters and other Paraprofessionals to prepare them to provide supportive services within a crisis continuum of care. This tool was developed through the input of many peer supporters and other team members working with RI International in crisis centers and other services throughout the United States. It is intended to provide specialized training to peer supporters and others who have completed a peer support certification training that is accepted in their state.
Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT), Homework, Exercises and Grades in Canvas
Evaluating if crisis service is right for me
Learning about peer support on the team
Understanding Warm/Crisis Lines, Mobile Crisis Teams, and Crisis Receiving Centers
Understanding Mental Health Conditions
Understanding Substance Use
Proper application of Ethics
Trauma Informed Care
Providers, Peer Support Providers, Supervisors, MCRT staff, First Responders
Continuing Education Credit
Attendees are encouraged to present the certificate of completion to their State Peer Certification Board for eligibility.
Each applicant must have access to an internet-connected computer equipped with a functional webcam, microphone, and speakers that can all remain in use throughout the entirety of training.
Participants will also need access to the Zoom app. If you do not have the Zoom app installed, Zoom will step you through the process once you click on the link. Please Note: Use of cell phones or tablets may not afford the individual the ability to see the presentation or the chat.
For assistance: Contact AskORS@dbhds.virginia.gov for questions about this activity
Contact RIC.Development@riinternational.com for technical assistance