List of Upcoming Certified Peer Specialist Endorsement Trainings

November 2017

Community Re-entry: November 6-8, 2017 in Austin, TX. Application deadline, 10/4:

  • This 2 1/2 day endorsement training for Certified Peer Specialists and Certified Peer Recovery Coaches who are working with people re-entering the community from being incarcerated. 

Next Steps-Recovery to Practice: November 15-18, 2017 in Austin, TX. Application to be posted by Friday, September 22nd.

  • RTP Next Steps is a 4‐day highly interactive training designed for advanced  Certified Peer Specialists to gain new skills and experiences, learn with and from  each other, and come to a common understanding of recovery through some of  the current best practices in peer support.  RTP Next Steps uses a Collaborative  Learning approach and involves outside preparation.  In Collaborative Learning,  the participants are the “content experts” and the facilitators are guides to set up  experiences that allow the participants to share their working knowledge of each  area that is being explored. In addition to the in‐person training, RTP Next Steps  involves a pre‐ and post‐test and a self‐paced workbook that participants are  required to complete as part of the training. By applying to this training, you are  agreeing to participate fully in the Collaborative Learning environment and to  complete the pre‐test, supplemental workbook, and post‐test.  

December 2017

Co-occurring Challenges: December 14-15, 2017 in Austin, TX. Application to be posted by Friday, October 6th.

  • This 2 day training is designed for both Via Hope Certified Peer Specialists and Texas Peer Recovery Coaches.  Space for this training is limited to twelve CPSs and twelve Recovery Coaches.  





March 2016

emotional CPR (eCPR): March 10-11, 2016. 

Focus for Life (hosted by Pro International): March 14-16, 2016. 

Community Re-entry: March 30-April 1, 2016. 

April 2016

Recovery Support Services to Peers with Co-Occurring Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders (Co-Occurring): April 6-7, 2016. 

Next Steps-Recovery to Practice: April 18-21, 2016. 

May 2016

 WRAP® Facilitation training*: May 2-4, 2014 (Dallas, TX). 

* - (See June & July for more Houston and Austin info.)

Focus for Life: May 4-6, 2016 in Collin County, TX. 

emotional CPR (eCPR): May 5-6, 2016. 

Trauma Informed Peer Support (TIPS):  May 10-12, 2016. 

Focus for Life (hosted by Pro International): May 16-18, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. 

June 2016

Intentional Peer Support (IPS): June 6-10, 2016. 

 WRAP® Facilitation training: June 13-15, 2016 (Houston, TX).   

July 2016

Recovery Support Services to Peers with Co-Occurrring Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders (Co-Occurring): July 13-14, 2016 (Dallas, TX). 

Focus for Life (hosted by Pro International): July 18-20, 2016 (Seguin, TX). 

WRAP® Facilitation training: July 20-22, 2016 (Austin, TX).   

August 2016

Peer Support Whole Helath and Resiliency (PSWHR): August 3-4, 2016 (Austin, TX). 

Focus for Life (hosted by Pro International): August 5-7, 2016 (Wichita Falls, TX).

Trauma Informed Peer Support (TIPS): August 16-18, 2016 (Austin, TX). 

WRAP® Facilitation training: August 30-September 1, 2016 (Austin, TX).   

September, 2016

Intentional Peer Support (IPS): September 19-23, 2016 (Austin, TX).  

Community Re-Entry: September 27-29, 2016 (Austin, TX).  

October, 2016

Next Steps-Recovery to Practice: October 25-28, 2016 (Austin, TX).  

November, 2016

Trauma Informed Peer Support: November 14-16, 2016 (Austin, TX). 

January, 2017

Peer Support Whole Health & Resiliency: January 19-20, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

February, 2017

Community Re-Entry: February 6-8, 2017 (Austin, TX).

Intentional Peer Support: February 13-17, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

Co-occurring Challenges: February 23-24, 2017 (Corpus Christi, TX). 

March, 2017

Trauma Informed Peer Support: March 6-8, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

Emotional CPR (eCPR): March 15-16, 2017 (Corpus Christi, TX). 

Next Steps-Recovery to Practice: March 20-23, 2017 (Austin, TX).  

May, 2017

Co-occurring Challenges: May 11-12, 2017 (Houston, TX). 

Community Re-Entry: May 24-26, 2017 (Austin, TX).

June, 2017

Intentional Peer Support: June 5-9, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

Next Steps-Recovery to Practice: June 12-15, 2017 (Austin, TX).  

Trauma Informed Peer Support: June 28-30, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

August, 2017

Co-occurring Challenges: August 3-4, 2017 (Austin, TX). 

Peer Support Whole Health & Resiliency: August 30-31, 2017 (Austin, TX).