SAVE THE DATES!

The Department of Human Services/Division of Mental Health is hosting Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Competency Training. This training is offered as three one-day trainings that are conducted over the course of three months.

Participants need to attend all three days in the same site (central, southern or northern). However, participants can attend the three days in whichever site is most convenient.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Individuals who have the CRSS credential and wish to increase their skills
  • Individuals interested in pursuing the CRSS credential
  • Supervisors of CRSS and other staff in peer roles

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AND PRACTICE:

  • Recognize the roles of recovery support specialists as agents of culture change (Day 1)
  • Practice listening with curiosity, in a non-biased manner (Day 1) 
  • Identify agencies with free legal assistance for individuals seeking employment (Day 1) 
  • Recognize motivation, support & navigation as the primary roles in mentorship (Day 2) 
  • Demonstrate how to help individuals make decisions about complementary & alternative approaches (Day 2) 
  • Key aspects of the supervisory relationship (Day 2) 
  • Diving deeper into challenging ethical scenarios (Day 3)

DATES & LOCATIONS:

Location Day One Day Two  Day Three
CHICAGO June 26  July 31 August 28
SPRINGFIELD  June 26 July 12 August 21
MT. VERNON June 13  July 17 August 14

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Check PDFs above for location addresses and Registration Form


SCHEDULE:

Registration:   8:30am-9:30am

Class Time:   9:30 am to 3:30 p.m.

CEU's: 5.0 per day