Peer Support is the process of disclosing personal experience with mental illness/ addictions and a personal recovery journey to inspire hope and recovery for others. CMHA PEI recognizes the need for formal training and support for peer workers to effectively do this meaningful work.
The Specialized Peer Support Worker Training is a 119-hour program that includes 2 weeks of in-person training, a practicum, and a written and oral exam. The training will equip individuals to use their personal experience to support others by providing specific education, tools, skills, and exposure. For more information and application click here.
Deadline for Application: Sunday, May 16th, 2021, Click here to download the application form. Completed applications should be submitted to CMHA through the contact information listed on the application form. Successful Candidates will be notified in early June.