Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training Program

The Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training program is devoted to giving peers and family members an opportunity to learn about educational skills such as the Recovery Model, Communication Skills, Trauma Informed Care, among others. All webinar training sessions are guided by trained presenters and provide opportunities for live participant interaction. The goal of this program is to provide individuals with lived experience as a peer or family member Behavioral Health educational training, one-on-one career counseling, and support to volunteer or work in the Behavioral Health Field. Interested in taking part in this program?
NAMI California is currently recruiting for the 2019! 
To take part in the program, a person can fall into one of the following criteria’s (or both):
  • Individuals with Lived Experience
  • Family Member and/or Loved One
Training Details
Orientation Date (s): January 29th & January 31st, 2019 
Location:  Webinar Training (computer based) 
Time: 6:00Pm-8:30PM
Time Commitment, Expectations & Support for Participants
  • Participants will need to attend 2 weekly webinar sessions (Tuesday and Thursday) that are each 2.5 hours long.
  • Training program consists of 70 hours training that include 19 webinar sessions and assignments. 
  • Send completed Interest Form to Michael Fields (see below) or NAMI CA Program Coordinator, Jonathan DuFresne (see below).  
  • A designated Program Coordinator will offer support to participants.
  • Career counseling and support will be provided. 
Questions? Need Interest Form? 
Contact Michael Fields, Peer Recovery Services / The Wellness Center of SJC
(209) 451-3977 or 
OR: Program Coordinator, Jonathan DuFresne