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  • Position Open - Iowa Peer & Family Peer Support Training
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    Iowa Peer & Family Peer Support Training Program The University of Iowa Center for Child Health Improvement and Innovation is seeking to hire Co-trainersfor the Iowa Peer Support Training. Application Deadline is June 22nd  2015 To apply, email Diane Funk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request an application. In partnership with the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice, ASK Resource Center, and NAMI Iowa, this program provides comprehensive training for Iowa's Peer Support and Family Peer Support workforce including the development of curriculum, statewide networks and continuing education opportunities. We have defined our quality training program as one that: implements screening, training and supervision of trainers. builds leadership capacity. builds training and facilitation capacity. recognizes co-trainers as professionals and compensates them as such. builds support within the mental health provider community for professional development and wellness of the peer support/family peer support workforce Co-trainer Job Duties include: Screening applicants for training Leading training related…
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    Peer Recovery Training being held in Council Bluffs Life Connections International, Inc. is proud to announce another Peer Recovery Training for those on the western side of the State! Where: The Peer Connection 622 S. 4th Street Council Bluffs, IA 51503 When- (Basic Training) Tuesday-Friday May 19-22 (Advanced Training) Monday-Friday June 8-12 Cost- $1500 total (See below regarding how to fund your attendance) Included - All training materials All study materials All testing materials Lunch each day Certificate for both Basic and Advanced (upon successful completion of the course.)   LCI Inc. has a standing contract with Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation. Should you choose to work with them, they have agreed to pay for Peer Training provided it leads to employment. Contact your local Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation center for more details. In addition, some of the county Regional CEOs have funding available as well. Not all…but some. Contact your local county Regional CEO…
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    Job Opening - Region 2 & 3 (Edit 6/19/2015 - The positions are closed and have been filled.) Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs Regional Coordinator for Region 2 Open 4/27/2015 - Closes 5/22/2015 Region 2 (Click link to see map) or here to see Region 2 - PDF Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs Regional Coordinator for Region 3 Open 5/6/2015 - Closes 6/5/2015 Region 3 (Click link to see map) or here to see Region 3 - PDF   Description: An individual to coordinate the activities of the Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs as Regional Coordinator within Region 2 Department of Human Services service area (see map or visit ocaiowa.org). The objectives of the Office of Consumer Affairs are: • Serve as a statewide resource to Adults with SMI (Serious Mental Illness), Children/Youth with SED (Serious Emotional Disturbance), people in recovery and/or persons with disabilities and their families, the Department of Human Services, other state agencies, and providers…

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