The Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Mental Health Presents

CERTIFIED RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

2014 COMPETENCY TRAINING


CRSS Day 1: Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

(Registration 8:30 am - 9:30 am)

CRSS Day 2:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location:

Illinois State Fair Grounds

Agriculture Building

801 Sangamon Avenue, Gate 11

Springfield, IL 62703

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Individuals interested in pursuing the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Credential?Individuals who have the CRSS credential and wish to increase their Skills?Supervisors of peer mentors and other CRSS staffI

Individuals interested in pursuing or who have the Certified Family Partnership Professional (CFPP)Credential


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AND PRACTICE:

  1. Promoting individual choice and self-determination (Advocacy)
  2. The supervisory relationship and other complex relationships (Professional Responsibility)
  3. Role-modeling behavior (Mentoring)
  4. 10 Fundamental Components of Recovery (Recovery Support)
  5. How to Apply for and Maintain the CRSS Credential (CRSS Requirements)


REGISTRATION: Registration Deadline is April 25, 2014

Note: Space is limited. Pre-registration is required to attend.


FEE: This training is FREE to registered participants.


CEUs: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) have been applied for through the Illinois Certification Board (ICB).


MEALS: Bring your own lunch or bring money (cash only) to order lunch on site. Lunch orders taken

between 8:30 - 9:30 on each training day ONLY.


SCHOLARSHIPS: Due to budgetary constraints, there will be no scholarships or mileage reimbursement available.

Name (required):

Agency Affiliation (if any):

Phone # (required):

Email Address (required):

Mailing Address:

Please submit Registration Form by fax, email, or postal mail to: ATTN: JEANETTE PIERSON

Fax: (217) 786-0024

Email: Jeanette.Pierson@illinois.gov

Mail: 901 Southwind Road, Springfield Il.