Career Training Opportunity

Are you one who is committed to helping community members achieving and maintaining healthy and productive lives? Do you have an understanding and compassion for those whostruggle with mental health challenges?If so, NAMI California is excited to announce a unique behavioral health career/volunteer peer training and placement opportunity!  
In partnership with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), NAMI California is now taking the Family/Peer Support Specialist (F/PSS) program statewide, originally developed and piloted by NAMI San Diego.

The F/PSS program involves a 70 hour in-depth training, and provides comprehensive job/volunteer placement assistance and support. During the training you will learn about topics such as the Recovery Model, Working with Families, Communication Skills, Cultural Competency, Career Planning, and Motivational Interviewing. 
If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity and submit an interest form, please contact Michael Fields at Peer Recovery Services – The Wellness Center of SJC by email at or (209) 451-3977; or you can also contact Jonathan DuFresne, Program Coordinator at NAMI California by email at or (916) 567-0163.