NYAPRS Note: The following comes from Steve Harrington of the National Association of Peer Specialists.
Rebroadcast of Webinar 1: Recovery Foundations for Peer Supporters
Date: Monday, April 29, 2013 Time: 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Presenter:Steve Harrington, Executive Director of the International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS) Hosted by: Peter Ashenden, OptumHealth
To access the webinar, go to http://na4ps.wordpress.com/april-29-2013-rebroadcast/
Webinar 2: Trauma-Informed Peer Support
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Time: 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Presenter:Antonio Lambert Hosted by: Peter Ashenden, OptumHealth
To access the webinar, go to http://na4ps.wordpress.com/webinar-2<http://na4ps.wordpress.com/webinar-2/>
SAMHSA Conference Scholarship Application - Deadline extended
The deadline to submit an application for a SAMHSA scholarship to the 7th Annual National Peer Supporter Conference (details below) has been extended to May 24, 2013.
(Note: it is okay to use the form with the April 26 deadline. It must include a letter of reference and be postmarked on or before May 24, 2013. No fax or email submissions will be accepted.)
Click here to download an application. http://na4ps.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/applicationforminaps2013final-copy.pdf
Disclaimer: The availability of SAMHSA scholarships is not guaranteed. Other ways to raise funds to attend conferences can be found on this page:
7th Annual National Conference
This year's National Peer Supporter conference will be held in Anaheim, CA on August 27 and 28, 2013. Pre-conference and Post-conference institutes are in the planning stages. Registration information and a call for workshop proposals - coming soon!
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