Helping people... Advocating… Linking to useful resources... Offering hope to the masses… Every day.
Sure, peer support work has its rewards. But being a peer support specialist (PSS) can also be challenging, frustrating, and can, at times, make you sad. But there is always H.O.P.E.!
Unlike any training you’ll ever attend, NC - H.O.P.E. Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Program is an empowering and engaging professional development opportunity designed to prepare individuals for the 'real' world of peer support. Provided by V.O.I.C.E. Therapeutic Solutions of Raleigh, a leader in the field of therapeutic interventions, solutions, and education, NC - H.O.P.E. is about Helping Our Peers Excel.
The core of our training mission is hope; to impart optimism and positive outcomes in our own lives, the lives of our peers, and in the world at large. This week-long training is welcoming, supportive, safe, and fun. It allows our participants a creative space to learn, grow, and connect with one another. Offering the most elite compilation of resources, guidance, research, and best practices available today, our training presents this valuable knowledge in one program to ensure your success in the work of Peer Support.
Approved by the state of North Carolina and taught by seasoned peer support specialists, certified in the work, this training covers a range of topics, including self-care and wellness, commitment to recovery, and the responsibilities of peer support. After the basics, we focus on interacting with peers from different backgrounds and lifestyles; cultural competence; learning effective communication skills; building solid relationships; and assisting peers, service members, and families who have experienced trauma.
A training program with a fresh perspective on peer support today, NC - H.O.P.E. ensures that participants feel comfortable working as a PSS in their local communities, with peers and the organizations that serve them, while honoring the NCCPSS Code of Ethics along the way. Once you complete our training, you will be equipped to enter the workforce as a member of a professional care team at a North Carolina-based mental health agency. No work is more rewarding than spreading hope and helping our peers excel.
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KEMI AMOLA-HILL Ph.D, LPCS, NCC
V.O.I.C.E. Therapeutic Solutions of Raleigh
Owner & CEO