Trainings

These trainings for providers, consumers, peers and advocates will help you learn and develop your skills to support behavioral health and wellness.

Visit the Harm Reduction Training Institute webpage to view free webinars on Motivational Interviewing for People Who Use Drugs, Safe Injection and Basic Wound Care and De-Escalation and Conflict Management.

Visit the Public Behavioral Health System Training Toolkit to view training videos for new or existing staff who may not be as familiar with PBHS services.

  • Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) Training

    In this two-week long training, students will be provided basic training on the role and responsibilities of a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and how to effectively partner with Certified Peer Recovery Specialists. High School Diploma or GED required. Total CEUs available: 46

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    Monday, February 06, 2023
    10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
    Virtual
  • Advocacy Domain and Recovery Wellness Training

    Advocacy training will help Peer Recovery Specialists gain knowledge and skills for advocacy. The training includes defining advocacy and demonstrate the difference between little and Big A advocacy, methods, skills, and traits. Recovery Wellness training includes understanding the importance practice of self-care.

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    Tuesday, February 07, 2023
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm EST
    Virtual
  • Mentoring/Education Domain Training

    This training highlights the knowledge, skills and abilities associated with implementation of the job task related to the Mentoring/Education domain. The training includes recognizing the characteristics of an effective role model, active listing skills, how to recognize when self-care is needed and the various forms of self-care, understanding the importance of maintaining the Peer relationship, Peer navigation, how to share experiences and conflict resolution techniques.

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    Tuesday, February 14, 2023
    9:00 am to 5:30 pm EST
    Virtual
  • CPRS Exam Preparation Training

    This training will help prepare Peer Recovery Specialist to take the IC&RC Peer Recovery Specialist certification examination. This training includes understanding exam eligibility requirements, review examination administration, review scheduling, cancelation, rescheduling & missed examinations, provides study & test taking strategies. CEUs available: 4

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    Thursday, February 23, 2023
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
    Virtual
  • Peer Supervisor Course

    This training is for individuals interested in becoming Registered Peer Supervisors. Participants will gain an understanding of the requirements, skills, and knowledge necessary to supervise a Peer Recovery Specialist. MABPCB approved for initial Peer Recovery Specialist supervision.

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    Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm EST
    Virtual
  • Safe Sleep – practical tips for working with caregivers to create a safe sleep environment

    Join the Baltimore City Health Department’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health for a training on practical tips for working with caregivers to create a safe sleep environment.   The training will be led by: Jen …

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    Thursday, March 02, 2023
    2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST

There are no upcoming harm reduction trainings.