Trainings & Events

Information about upcoming trainings, as well as conferences, events, and continuing education opportunities.





Grow Your Skills

Continue to develop your skills! Below are educational opportunities and events for FPSS, PSS, and Supervisors in Iowa.

Take advantage of them to increase your marketability, improve your skills, and have a pulse on the mental health landscape in Iowa.

Some of these opportunities could qualify for CEUs. Please visit the Iowa Board of Certification website for more information.

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
SUPERVISOR TRAININGS

Date

Location

Topic

Info/To Register

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
ETHICS TRAININGS

Date

Location/
Sponsor

Topic

Info/To Register

Friday, December 17, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Registration Closed/Training Full

Virtual – Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative

Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists – Presented by Todd Noack of Life Connections Peer Recovery Services

Friday, January 28, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Registration Closed/Training Full

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative

Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists – Presented by Todd Noack of Life Connections Peer Recovery Services

The Iowa Board of Certification features an ongoing calendar of IBC-Approved Continuing Education Courses on its website. Some of these courses may be approved for ethics CEU credit for Peer Support Specialists (PSS), Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS), or Recovery Peer Coaches (RPC). Please confirm with the IBC, prior to enrolling in a class, to be certain it meets the ethics requirements necessary for PSS/FPSS certification or recertification. Fees may apply. Please contact the Iowa Board of Certification for more information

OTHER TRAININGS & EVENTS

Date

Location/
Sponsor

Topic

Info/To Register

Various

Iowa Board of Certification (IBC)

Continuing Education Courses

Various

Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinars and Events

Various

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Webinars and Events

Various

Copeland Center For Wellness and Recovery

Trainings and Resources

Various

Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Trainings and Resources

Recorded Sessions

Doors To Wellbeing

Learning Collaborative Webinar Series

Various

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

Trainings and Upcoming Events

Various

National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S.)

Webinars and Trainings

Various

Mental Health America (MHA)

Webinars

Various

NAMI Iowa

Trainings and Resources

Various

ASK Resource Center

Trainings and Resources

Various

Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

Trainings and Resources

1st Thursday of each month – 9:00 a.m.

Virtual – Eastern Iowa MHDS Region Adult and Family Peer Support Committee

Eastern Iowa MHDS Region Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meetings

4th Thursday of each month – 9:00 a.m. (subject to change)

Virtual (until further notice) – Eastern Iowa MHDS Region Adult and Family Peer Support Committee

East Central MHDS Region Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meetings 

December 14, 2021

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Virtual – Life Connections Peer Recovery Services & Copeland Center for Wellness & Recovery – CEUs – Approved for 1.5 hours generic

W.R.A.P. EBP Orientation – Presented by Todd Noack and Matthew Frederici

December 15, 2021

12:00 p.m. (CT)

Virtual – NYAPRS, in collaboration with The College for Behavioral

Intensity, Lived Experience, and Crisis: Activating Peer Support for a Transformed Mental Health Crisis Response System

December 22, 2021

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Affinity Call for Supervisors – Supporting Staff in Professional Development

January 3 – 7, 2022

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Eldridge Library

200 N 6th Ave Eldridge, IA 52748 Sponsored by Life Connections Peer Recovery Services & Eastern Iowa MH/DS Region – Free to Eastern Iowa Providers

Seminar 2: Facilitator/Refresher Training: Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)Facilitators: Todd Noack and Ed Murphy

12-Week Training begins January 3, 2022 – 12:00 p.m.

Virtual – Angie Chaplin Mindful Leadership

Sober Living Skills (SLS)

January 11 and 13, 2022

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Virtual – Copeland Center For Wellness and Recovery

Talking with Intention: Effective Communication and Purposeful Self-Disclosure

January 19, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Affinity Call – Mandated Reporting

January 21, 2022

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Webinar – Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Helping Our Communities Thrive in the Face of COVID-19

January 25, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Doors To Wellbeing

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar 

January 26, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence Affinity Call for Supervisors – Peer Workers as Supervisors

February 22, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Doors To Wellbeing

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar