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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Parent Support Network offers ongoing training opportunities to families, youth, adults and the behavioral health workforce. We are a recognized Federally Registered Apprenticeship Program for Dual Certified Peer Recovery Specialists and Community Health Workers. We provide ongoing volunteer, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities for individuals working towards certification with the RI Certification Board. We offer customized training and assistance to agencies across the state and nationally to support continued workforce development for the family and peer based support recovery service providers. 

We are currently recruiting paid and volunteer interns to work as dual peer recovery specialists and community health workers within our programs and we work with agency partners to help our interns complete a work placement with hopes toward permanent employment. 

We are seeking partners who hire and employ Peer Recovery Specialists and Community Health Workers. To have your staff participate in our Federal Registered Apprenticeship program or for more information contact us at 401-889-3112.

 

 

 

Training Series: Pregnancy & Parenting for Peer Recovery Support Specialists

Friday, May 14, 2021
9:30 am12:45 pm
Training Series: Pregnancy & Parenting for Peer Recovery Support Specialists

Register today for Pregnancy & Parenting Training Series starting April 30th!

FREE VIRTUAL TRAINING SERIES - Pregnancy & Parenting Training for Peer Recovery Support Specialists - Fridays, April 30-June 25, 2021, 9:30 am to 12:45 pm

Develop tailored skills for working with individuals who are pregnant and/or parenting. We ask for a commitment to attend all classes. 21 CEUs towards CPRS certification through the RI Certification Board and BHDDH.

Topics:
* coordinating care
* partnering with caregivers
* NAS 101 and infant care
* what to expect at the hospital
* confidentiality
* treatment options
* the specialty courts and DCYF
* community base supports for caregivers
* family centered care coordination

Our Impact For 2020

  • Children & Families Helped

    675

  • Peers Trained

    274

  • Funds Raised

    $55,000

  • Recoverees Supported

    283

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