South Carolina Department of Mental Health Certified Peer Support Specialist Training Curriculum

April 26-30, 2004

Day 1  8:30 a.m.

Day 2  8:30 a.m.

Day 3  8:30 a.m.

Day 4  8:30 a.m.

Day 5  8:30 a.m.

Section 1

Welcome from George Gintoli; Introductions; Overview of Trng.(SEC 3); Trainee Expectations

Section 7 What Works Against Recovery

Power of Negative Messages

Section 13 The Impact of Diagnosis on One’s Self-Image

Section 24

SCDMH Office of Multicultural Services – Jerome Hanley, Ph.D.

Section 25

Creating a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) – Part 1

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Section 2

South Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialist Initiative

Section  8Creating Program Environments that Promote Recovery

Section 14

Pat Deegan – the Disabling Power of Despair and Hopelessness

Section 20

Ten Steps to Creating the Life You Want

Section 26

Creating a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) – Part 2

Psychiatric Advance Directives

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Section 3

Consumer Involvement in South Carolina:  State Planning Council, SC Share, CORE; Consumer-  to-Consumer Evaluation;  TheTrauma Initiative; SCDMH CAB;  SCDMH Consumer Affairs Council

Section 9  Psychosocial Rehabilitation as the Road to Recovery

Section 15

Effective Listening and the Art of Asking Questions

Section 21

Combating Negative Self-talk

Section 27

Spirituality and Recovery

LUNCH

Noon to 1 p.m.

LUNCH

Noon to 1 p.m.

LUNCH

12:30  to 1:30  p.m.

LUNCH

Noon to 1 p.m.

LUNCH

Noon to 1 p.m.

Section 6:National Consumer Mental Health Movement; National Independent Living Center Philosophy;  X-Disabilities

Section  10 Evidenced Based Practices and the President’s Report on Mental Illness

Section 16

Recovery Dialogues – Part 1

Section 18

Susan Monogan, Quality Improvement Director, Charleston/Dorchester MHC

Section 28

Questions and Reflections on the Week – Next Steps – Testing Dates/Study Guides

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Section 4The Role of Peer Support in Recovery

Section  11  Taking Control of Your Medication Appointments

Section 17

Recovery Dialogues – Part 2

Section 22

Facing Your Fears

 

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Section 5 Recovery Stories and the Dynamics of Recovery

Section   12  SCDMH Office of Quality Mgmt.: Ligia Latiff-Bolet, Ph.D.

Section 18

Dissatisfaction as an Avenue for Change

Section 23

Problem Solving with IndividuaLS

 

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WRAP UP

Evening Homework: 45 mins.

WRAP UP

Evening Homework: 45 mins.

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Evening Homework – 30 mins.

WRAP UP

Evening Homework – 30 mins.

 

The training days begin at 8:30 a.m. and goes through 5:00 p.m.   Each session is one hour in length and is followed by a15-minute break. 

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