Grow Your Skills

Continue to develop your skills! Below are educational opportunities and events for PSS, FPSS, PRC, and Supervisors in Iowa. Some of these opportunities could qualify for CEUs. Please visit the Iowa Board of Certification website for more information.

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative Ethics Trainings

Date(s): Sponsor/Location: Topic: Info/Registration:
Friday, February 17, 2023 -  8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration is closed
Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics for Family Peer Support Specialists: Delving into professional competence and integrity - specifically for FPSS; 1.5 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open March 1st. The link to register will be posted here at that time.  
Friday, April 21, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open March 14. The link to register will be posted here at that time. 
Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics for Family Peer Support Specialists: Delving into Dual Relationships and Responsibility to Clients - specifically for FPSS; 1.5 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open May 2. The link to register will be posted here at that time.  
Friday, July 21, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open June 6. The link to register will be posted here at that time. 
Friday, September 15, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open August 8. The link to register will be posted here at that time. 
Friday, October 20, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open September 12. The link to register will be posted here at that time. 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists - 6 CEUs approved through Iowa Board of Certification Registration will open October 31. The link to register will be posted here at that time. 

 

 

 

Other Trainings and Events

Date(s): Location/Sponsor: Topic: Info/Registration:
Various Iowa Peer Network Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Project Recovery Iowa Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Copeland Center For Wellness and Recovery Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Doors To Wellbeing - National Consumer Technical Assistance Center Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various National Council of Mental Wellbeing - Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S.) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Mental Health America (MHA) Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various NAMI Iowa Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various ASK (Access for Special Kids) Resource Center Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various Iowa Office of Recovery Services Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
Various SMI Adviser – An APA and SAMHSA Initiative Trainings, Events, & Resources Details
1st Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Iowa Mental Health And Disability Services Region Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meeting Details
4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. (subject to change) Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region (ECR) Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meeting Details
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. Zoom - Iowa Peer Network Peer Support for Peer Support Group Details
Last Tuesday of each month - 1:00 p.m. (CT)  Zoom - Doors To Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery Peer Specialist Monthly Webinar Details
3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. (CT) Online Format – SMI Adviser and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) Rural Peer Support Learning Community: Connect with PSS across the country who work in rural and remote communities Details
February 14, 2023  10:30 - 11:30 a.m. University of Iowa - Child Health Specialty Clinics Extended School Year Services To Register, Email: diane-brenneman@uiowa.edu
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for PRSS: Exploring and Understanding Foundational Principles and Values of Harm Reduction Details
February 21 - 23, 2023 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Life Connections Peer Recovery Services - Knoxville, IA

Seminar I: Developing a Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Details
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence -  Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for Supervisors of PRSS: Writing and Implementing Policies and Procedures that Support People with Lived Experience Details

February 28, 2023  1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom - Doors To Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery Peer Specialist Monthly Webinar Details

March 14 - 16, 2023 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Life Connections Peer Recovery Services - Osceola  Seminar I: Developing a Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) Details
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for PRSS: The Hope of Harm Reduction: Shared Values in Peer Support Details
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for Supervisors of PRSS: Navigating Educational Stigma in Professional Settings Details
March 27 - 31, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Life Connections Peer Recovery Services/MHDS of the East Central Region - Cedar Rapids Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) Facilitator Re-Fresher Training - Individuals who are part of the MHDS of the East Central Region may contact Jan Heidemann for information regarding assistance with cost of training at jheidemann@co.bremer.ia.us For application document or questions, please email Todd Noack at todd@lifeconnectionsrecovery.org
March 28, 2023 1:00 p.m. (CT) Zoom - Doors To Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery Peer Specialist Monthly Webinar Details
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for PRSS: Exploring and Defining Lived Experience Details
April 25, 2023 1:00 p.m. (CT) Zoom - Doors To Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery Peer Specialist Monthly Webinar Details
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for Supervisors of PRSS: How Peer is our Peerness? Details
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for PRSS: The Value of the Lived Experience of Suicide Details
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community of Practice for Supervisors of PRSS: Lived Experience Requirements for Hiring PRSS Details
May 30, 2023 1:00 p.m. (CT) Zoom - Doors To Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery Peer Specialist Monthly Webinar Details
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Central) Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Community Dialogue - Learning from Each Other: Bringing Movement Elders and Young Leaders Together