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FREDLA Parent Peer Support Provider Practice Model Training - VIRTUAL

Join us for the FREDLA Parent Peer Support Provider Practice Model Training!

FREDLA Parent Peer Support Provider Practice Model Training - VIRTUAL

Time & Location

Aug 01, 9:00 AM EDT – Aug 05, 4:00 PM EDT

Zoom

About the event

This training is for parents with lived experience who are interested in learning how to support other families in navigating youth-serving systems. This training is offered at NO COST for a limited time. The FREDLA Parent Peer Support Provider Practice Model is an approved training curriculum as part of the certiciation to become an Ohio Certified Family Peer Supporter. Family peer support (FPS) is a unique workforce required to use their lived experience in a professional manner to support other families with children and youth with mental health challenges. This is a 5-day training and is nationally recognized in the competencey areas identified by the National Family Peer Specialist certification exam. Because this curriculum is a practice model, there are many opportunities to practice the skills you will learn throughout the training. This training fulfils the training requirement of certicication. To obtain certification, there are additional steps required by the Ohio Department of Mental health and addiction services. Find more information at https://mha.ohio.gov/community-partners/peer-supporters/become-a-family-peer-supporter. 

A Certified Family Peer Supporter:

  • Connects with & supports families
  • Partners with families to help them advocate for services for their child
  • Educates families to develop skills to support their child
  • Engages with diverse professionals as a part of the families care team
  • Uses a strengths-based approach to help families navigate services

As a Certified Family Peer Supporter, you are able to:

  • Help struggling families feel less alone
  • Enhance family and provider collaboration
  • Support family confidence and self-efficacy
  • Empower families to actively partner in their child’s care
  • Encourage caregiver self-care and family resiliency

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