top of page

Mon, Feb 13



Parent Peer Support Practice Model Training - 2/13/23-2/17/23 (VIRTUAL)

Join us for Parent Peer Support Practice Model Training!

Registration is closed
See other events
Parent Peer Support Practice Model Training - 2/13/23-2/17/23 (VIRTUAL)
Parent Peer Support Practice Model Training - 2/13/23-2/17/23 (VIRTUAL)

Time & Location

Feb 13, 2023, 9:00 AM EST – Feb 17, 2023, 4:00 PM EST


About the event

This training is for parents with lived experience raising a child with behavioral/mental health challenges 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 

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

Share this event

bottom of page