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Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories (eLearning)

Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories

December 5th 2022

(online, interactive training)

Application Deadline:  by November 28th,  5pm

Via Hope is offering all trainings online. While the content of the training will not change the delivery method will vary. This means that the content will be provided via Zoom technology, polls, chats, and short interactive breakout sessions online.  This continuing education unit (CEU) training provides 6 CEUs.

Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories is a one-day, virtual training that offers Peer Specialists an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the impact and power of sharing recovery stories, ensure that they are aligned with Peer Values in sharing their story, further develop their own recovery story, practice sharing their story in the context of individual work, and to refine their practice of utilizing snippets with individuals and in group settings. 

Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories was developed for Peer Specialists who have been certified in states that offer certification, and working for a minimum of six months. 

The training is comprised of seven modules that are largely experiential, with several activities. The activities are a combination of reflection and journaling, to focus on renewing the Peer Specialists’ current recovery story, and partner work to practice sharing and receive feedback. Participants work with the same partner throughout the day, to create an experience similar to working with those they serve.


  • The registration fee for this training is $ 120. (due at time of registration)
  • Registration fee is non-refundable
  • Applications for the training will be accepted in the order received, so apply as soon as possible.
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