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Changes to the Missouri Peer Specialist Curriculum and certification. New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training. Over the past three years, the Missouri Department of Mental Health has added several new sessions to the Missouri Peer Specialist Basic Training. The new sessions are:. ID: 677276

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The New Generation of Peer Specialists

Changes to the Missouri Peer Specialist Curriculum and certification

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training

Over the past three years, the Missouri Department of Mental Health has added several new sessions to the Missouri Peer Specialist Basic Training. The new sessions are:

Transitional Age

Youth Brain

Development and Decision

Making

This session provides an overview of typical brain development during childhood, leading up to adolescence and into early

adulthood.

Adolescence is a period of profound brain maturation and change in the emotional and decision making centers of the brain.

This sessions looks

at the important role of parents and professionals in supporting adolescents and young adults during this critical period of development.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

Transitional

Age

Youth, Why

the Focus on Trauma

?

This session is an introduction to trauma.  It will provide an overview of the prevalence and impact of trauma on an individual’s physical, social and emotional

growth.

This

session emphasizes how

critical it is for professionals who regularly interact with individuals and/or their families to be familiar with and can respond to the issues surrounding trauma and its effect on brain development.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

Guiding

Principles of

Recovery

A new working definition of recovery from mental disorders and substance use disorders was announced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in

2011. This session looks at the definition of Recovery

along with major guiding principles that support the recovery definition.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

Wellness and

Self-Care

Research shows individuals with Serious Mental Illness die 25 years earlier than the general

population. This session

presents eight dimensions of wellness and self-care as well as teaches how to set health and wellness goals.

Building

Resources

It is important to help individuals find the resources available to them when they are working toward a

goal. This session looks

at the different types of resources available to individuals and how to create a resource manual.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

The Strengths

Model

The Mental Health system has moved toward being strengths based in its approach to prevention, treatment, and

recovery. This session

is designed to define the Strengths Model and review the six principles of the strengths

perspective.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

Providing Support and Planning for Crisis

Situations

Crisis prevention planning is meant to help and prepare individuals for times when life seems too hard to

manage. This session

is designed to support conversations about what would help when additional support or action is needed. This session also covers what to do if you are presented with a crisis situation.

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New Material in the Missouri Peer Specialist Training Cont.

Peer Specialists in the Workplace:

Skills

for

Effective Teams

Peer Specialists often work in different organizations as part of a

team. This session

will discuss the workplace in general, the specific role that a Peer Specialist has within an organization, and skills needed to be an effective team member.

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How to Access the Peer Specialist Training Material

Regional /Refresher Trainings

DMH will be hosting five

2

day Regional/Refresher Trainings where the new Peer Specialist material will be taught

.

The first Refresher Training will be held in Jefferson City on November 19-20, 2015. Registration will be on the Peer Specialist website.

The same training will be held in the different regions of the state. Please check the Peer Specialist website for dates/times and locations.

www.peerspecialist.org

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CMPS Recertification Process

All individuals who received their CMPS certification prior to 2014 MUST attend one of the Regional/Refresher trainings in order to maintain their certification.

Any individuals who are unable to attend one of the Regional/Refresher trainings will have to attend the full 5-Day Basic training in order to receive a current certification.

Individuals will receive a new CMPS certificate upon completion of the Regional/Refresher Training.

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CMPS Recertification Process

All participants in the Regional/Refresher trainings will be required to sign a Missouri Peer Specialist Code of Ethics to be kept on record with the Department of Mental Health.

Certification will be maintained by showing proof of 15 hours of behavioral health or other approved continuing education.

New certificates reflecting renewal dates will be sent out electronically once a year once all appropriate documentation has been received

.

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Website

Several changes have been made to the Missouri Peer Specialist website to help both Peer Specialists and their Supervisors after they receive certification.

www.peerspecialist.org

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

Here are the questions on the new Peer Specialist Basic Training Application:

Are you 21 years of age or older?

Are you currently employed?

List the last two jobs you have held, the names of your employers, and the dates of your employment.

What is your highest level of education?

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

I am someone with lived mental health/ co-occurring disorder experience who has sought traditional (CPR program, Community Mental Health Center, hospitalization, etc..) or non-traditional (faith-based, Consumer Operated Service Program, Access to Recovery, etc.) services. YES/ NO/ MAYBE

I believe that recovery is a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential. YES/ NO/ MAYBE

I am at a point in my recovery that qualifies me to use my personal experience to help other individuals in their recovery journey. YES/ NO/ MAYBE

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

8. Are you willing to disclose to peers, staff, and the general public that you have lived experience with a mental illness, substance use disorder, or both? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

You will be expected to participate in discussions and role-plays using elements of your own recovery story. Are you comfortable sharing your recovery story with others? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

You will also be required to listen to the recovery stories of others. Sometimes these stories may be uncomfortable for you, especially when they touch upon your “triggers.” Are you okay with this? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

The required training is intensive and can be fatiguing. Do you feel you generally have the energy to stay focused and alert? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

If accepted, you must attend the 37.5 week long training. Will you commit to that? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

The training is highly interactive and requires activities that involve small groups, role playing, and reading to the group. Are you comfortable with this type of participation? YES/ NO/ MAYBE

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

Describe how your personal recovery journey has helped you get where you are today.

What are some of the things you do on a regular basis to keep yourself focused on your recovery?

Describe at least two of your strengths and how they have helped you in your recovery.

What is your plan to deal with “triggers” and/or reoccurrence of your symptoms?

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

Have you ever led a group? If yes, what did you like about it? If no, how do you feel about leading a group?

Have you ever taught a class? If yes, what did you like about it? If no, how do you feel about teaching a class?

Describe your best experience in employment, service work, or volunteer work and what made it meaningful.

Describe your support system and how it has helped you in your recovery.

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Changes to the Peer Specialist Basic Training Application

Describe why you want to become a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist.

Why do you feel you would be a good candidate to work with peers in the mental health and/or substance abuse field?

Is there anything else you would like us to know?

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Continuing Education Ideas and Resources

There are several resources that Peer Specialists can access for Continuing Education

:

The Peer Specialist Regional Trainings-

Please refer to the Peer Specialist website for dates and times.

www.peerspecialist.org

Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH

)- MIMH hosts the Spring Institute each year and offers many webinars throughout the year.

www.mimhtraining.com

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration)

SAMHSA has many resources on its website and hosts may continuing education webinars each year.

www.samhsa.gov

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Continuing Education Ideas and Resources

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri and Mental Health America of the Heartland

- Both of these organizations offer trainings throughout the year.

www.mhaem.org

www.mhah.org

NAMI Missouri-

NAMI offers several advocacy and other trainings throughout the year. Many of these are free trainings to NAMI Missouri members.

www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA

)- National DBSA host several webinars and trainings throughout the year.

www.dbsalliance.org

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Continuing Education Ideas and Resources

Missouri Recovery Network (MRN)-

The Missouri Recovery Network offers the Missouri Recovery Support Specialist-Peer (MRSS-P) training. For more information visit their website at

www.morecovery.org

National Council of Behavioral

Healthcare-

This organization offers webinars on mental health through their website at

www.thenationalcouncil.org

NASMHPD (National Association of State

Mental Health

Program Directors

)- This organization offers webinars and through their website at www.nasmhpd.org

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Continuing Education Ideas and Resources

Any training education provided by a Community Mental Health Center or RELIAS

system

Any training education provided by a Consumer Operated Service

Program.

Any training education provided by a psychiatric

facility.

Any Missouri or other state approved peer support

webinar

.

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