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Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories (eLearning)

Peer Practice: Telling Our Stories

July 16th, 2024 – 9am-430pm

(online, interactive training)

Application opens June 7th, 2024 at 9am- closes July 8th, 2024

Via Hope is offering the Peer Practice: Telling our Stories training online via Zoom technology, polls, chats, whiteboards and short interactive breakout sessions online. Please note internet access is required in order to complete this training (camera access is required).Individual computer access is required for this training. Participants cannot login in a group environment..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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