Peer Support Specialist Wage and Salary Survey
A wage and salary survey for Peer Support Specialists is being conducted in collaboration with a number of consumer organizations including: New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS); the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA); the International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS), and others. The goal of this survey is to gather timely information that will help inform and support the Peer Support Specialist Workforce on issues related to wages and salaries. All individual responses provided will be confidential. Summary information will be open and available for distribution and use, and is intended for the promotion of improved compensation for Peer Support Specialists. There are two versions of this survey – one can be completed by individuals who are employed as Peer Specialists and one for organizations who employ Peer Specialists.
The links for these surveys are:
Individual Peer Support Specialists:
Organizations who employ Peer Support Specialists:
Please help distribute this announcement to anyone or any organizations who can complete this survey. The deadline for completion is June 26, 2015. Your assistance is greatly appreciated, and any questions can be directed to Allen Daniels at: email@example.com
4 CEUs are now being offered for Maryland social workers. Training is FREE. Registration is in post below. If you are reading this on social media, click the link and you will be taken to page where both posts may be found. Contact number is 301-774-8801. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center’s Addiction & Mental Health Center will be hosting a free seminar on May 29, 2015 from 8am to 12 noon. Presenter is Dr. Patrick Savage. This training provides 4 CEUs for addiction counselors and other professionals. To register, please contact J. D’Abbondanza at 301-774-8801 or email@example.com. MedStar Montgomery is located at 18101 Prince Philip Drive, Olney, MD 20832. Parking is free.
MABPCB would like to thank everyone for their interest in the Ethics Training for Peer Recovery Specialists on May 29, 2015. Unfortunately, we have fulfilled the mandated seating, but we do hope to provide additional training this year. Please continue to view our website for scheduled training. Thank you!
There was a mistake made on the phone number on the ethics training flyers that just went out. The correct number is 866-537-5340. Sorry for the confusion!
MABPCB will hold an ethics course that covers the revised IC&RC addiction counselor ethics domain. Date is June 5, 2015 in Baltimore, MD at the Penn North Community Resource Center. Cost is $75 in advance and $80 at door. Facilitator is Dr. Almustaphael Al Kahlil-Bey. Please see the following flyer for more information and registration instructions: Ethics for Addiction Counselors 6-5-15.
MABPCB will hold an ethics course that covers the CPRS ethics domain. Date is May 29, 2015 in Baltimore, MD at the Penn North Community Resource Center. Cost is $60 in advance and $65 at door. Facilitator is Denise Camp. Please see the following flyer for more information and registration instructions: Ethics for Peers 5-29-15.
If you hold the CCDP credential, your certification period is fast approaching. Current certification expires June 30, 2015. In order to recertify, you need to complete the recertification form on the certification page, send in proof of 40 hours co-occurring specific training in the last two years, 6 hours of which is in counselor specific ethics, sign the ethics statement, and pay the $150 recertification fee. For further information, please refer to the CCDP manual. You may also contact the board at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-537-5340.
NAMI is offering a free Peer-to-Peer course for individuals living with serious mental illness, here is the link: Peer 2 Peer 10-wk. Course
The On Our Own of Maryland WRAP Outreach Project “WRAP Facilitator Training” on June 15-19, 2015. This training will be with the experienced staff from Copeland Center and will educate on becoming an effective WRAP Group Facilitator and Presenter. This training is for individuals interested in leading WRAP groups, assisting others to develop WRAP groups. Please review this brochure for additional information: JUNE 15-19 2015 5-DAY WRAP BROCHURE. If interested, complete this application: APPLICATION FOR 5-DAY JUNE 15-19 2015.