This resource list is by no means meant to be a comprehensive list of all possible trainings that could count towards your required 20 hours of additional training for certification or recertification. Along with these organizations, you can contact a PSS Trainer to see if they offer any additional courses, such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP), Person Centered Thinking, etc.

Resources for North Carolina - Based Trainings:

Mental Health First Aid, USA – An 8 hour certification course in responding to mental health crises, find a course near you:
http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/take-a-course/
 
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a Peer-to-Peer course as well as other courses at a variety of locations across North Carolina. On their webpage click on the link, “Your Local NAMI,” to find what trainings they offer in your county: http://naminc.org 
 
North Carolina Interventions (NCI) is a “standardized training program to prevent the use of restraints and seclusion, created and supported by DMH/DD/SAS and used in various DMH/DD/SAS community agencies and state facilities.” To find a trainer near you: http://www.ncdmh.net/nci-public/
 
Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) is offered through the Copeland Center: http://copelandcenter.com/
 
SAMHSA – Offers WHAM training which would count for certification / recertification
http://www.integration.samhsa.gov/health-wellness/wham

Resources for Online Trainings:

You can take 9.5 hours of training for free online through the Behavioral Health Springboard website. The three courses are the following:

"Supervising NC Certified Peer Support Specialists" - 3.0 NCCPSS Contact Hours
"Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" - 3.50 NCCPSS Contact Hours
NEW 02/2017 "Group Home Employees' Skills Training" - 3.0  Contact Hours
 
All are located at Behavioral Health Springboard:
http://bhs.unc.edu/nccpss/dashboard
 
 
Health Knowledge offers a variety of free online courses that relate to behavioral healthcare: http://www.healtheknowledge.org

Magellan Health offers free online continuing education courses for Peer Support:
http://www.magellanhealth.com/training-site/education/continuing-educati...

Relias Learning offers a variety of online courses that relate to human services:
https://www.reliaslearning.com/courses

Quantum Units Education offers mental health and substance abuse online courses: http://www.quantumunitsed.com/