Trainings

Information about upcoming peer support specialist and family peer support specialist trainings, as well as continuing education opportunities for both professions. 

Grow Your Skills

Continue to develop your skills! Below are educational opportunities 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.

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

 

SUPERVISOR TRAININGS

Date

Location

Topic

Info/To Register

April 1, 2019 (Monday)

Des Moines, Iowa

Supervision of Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists

May 15, 2019 (Wednesday)

Webinar/Online

Incorporating Co-Supervision into Your Peer Support Specialist Supervision Program

May 22, 2019 (Wednesday)

Des Moines, IA

Employing Peer Support & Family Peer Support Specialists Workshop

OTHER TRAININGS

Date

Location

Topic

Info/To Register

May 21, 2019 (Tuesday)

1230-430pm

Coralville Public Library

1405 5th Street Coralville, IA

Peer Facilitated Community Inclusion Workshop

ETHICS TRAININGS

The following trainings are approved by the Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.

  • Part 1 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Introduction to the IBC Codes of
    Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Family Peer Support Specialists
    When: Feb 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will provide a detailed overview of the applicable Codes
    of Ethics for certified Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) and Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS)
    in Iowa. This webinar is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics
    training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for
    Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 2 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
    When: Mar 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will engage participants in peer support scenarios that
    present conflicts of interest. Participants will learn three different ways to handle conflicts of
    interest and the importance of seeking supervisory consultation. This webinar is approved by
    the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the
    initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 3 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Workplace Ethics
    When: Apr 19, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar focuses on potential ethical dilemmas in the workplace –
    – boundaries with colleagues, conflicts within the team or with other professionals, and the
    importance of modeling person-first language in all communications. This webinar is approved
    by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and
    FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 4 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Skills to Support Informed Decision-Making 
    When: May 16, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar introduces tools and strategies that Peer and Family Peer  
    Support Specialists can use to support peers to exercise their right to self-directed care. This webinar
    is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward  
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.                                                                                         Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

 

Trainings listed below are offered by online distance learning companies and meet the CEU requirements for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists. There are fees required to complete the trainings. Once complete, these trainings may be submitted to the Iowa Board of Certification as Distance Learning. An IBC processing fee of $15 may apply. Please contact the Iowa Board of Certification for more information. 

 

Laban’s Training

Ethics Training – 6 Hours

21st Century Ethics in Counseling- 6 Hours 

Exploring Ethical Issues – 6 Hours

 

Quantum’s Training

Workplace Impairment of the Healthcare Professional – 2 Hours

Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information (HIPAA) – 3 Hours

Ethics for Social Workers – 2 Hours 

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health  1 Hour

 
 

 

The following trainings are approved by the Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.

  • Part 1 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Introduction to the IBC Codes of
    Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Family Peer Support Specialists
    When: Feb 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will provide a detailed overview of the applicable Codes
    of Ethics for certified Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) and Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS)
    in Iowa. This webinar is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics
    training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for
    Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 2 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
    When: Mar 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will engage participants in peer support scenarios that
    present conflicts of interest. Participants will learn three different ways to handle conflicts of
    interest and the importance of seeking supervisory consultation. This webinar is approved by
    the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the
    initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 3 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Workplace Ethics
    When: Apr 19, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar focuses on potential ethical dilemmas in the workplace –
    – boundaries with colleagues, conflicts within the team or with other professionals, and the
    importance of modeling person-first language in all communications. This webinar is approved
    by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and
    FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 4 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Skills to Support Informed Decision-Making 
    When: May 16, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar introduces tools and strategies that Peer and Family Peer  
    Support Specialists can use to support peers to exercise their right to self-directed care. This webinar
    is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward  
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.                                                                                         Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

 
 
 
 
 

 

The following trainings are approved by the Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.

  • Part 1 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Introduction to the IBC Codes of
    Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Family Peer Support Specialists
    When: Feb 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will provide a detailed overview of the applicable Codes
    of Ethics for certified Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) and Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS)
    in Iowa. This webinar is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics
    training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for
    Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 2 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
    When: Mar 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will engage participants in peer support scenarios that
    present conflicts of interest. Participants will learn three different ways to handle conflicts of
    interest and the importance of seeking supervisory consultation. This webinar is approved by
    the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the
    initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 3 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Workplace Ethics
    When: Apr 19, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar focuses on potential ethical dilemmas in the workplace –
    – boundaries with colleagues, conflicts within the team or with other professionals, and the
    importance of modeling person-first language in all communications. This webinar is approved
    by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and
    FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 4 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Skills to Support Informed Decision-Making 
    When: May 16, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar introduces tools and strategies that Peer and Family Peer  
    Support Specialists can use to support peers to exercise their right to self-directed care. This webinar
    is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward  
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.                                                                                         Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

 
 
 
 
 

 

The following trainings are approved by the Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.

  • Part 1 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Introduction to the IBC Codes of
    Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Family Peer Support Specialists
    When: Feb 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will provide a detailed overview of the applicable Codes
    of Ethics for certified Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) and Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS)
    in Iowa. This webinar is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics
    training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for
    Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 2 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
    When: Mar 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will engage participants in peer support scenarios that
    present conflicts of interest. Participants will learn three different ways to handle conflicts of
    interest and the importance of seeking supervisory consultation. This webinar is approved by
    the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the
    initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 3 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Workplace Ethics
    When: Apr 19, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar focuses on potential ethical dilemmas in the workplace –
    – boundaries with colleagues, conflicts within the team or with other professionals, and the
    importance of modeling person-first language in all communications. This webinar is approved
    by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and
    FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 4 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Skills to Support Informed Decision-Making 
    When: May 16, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar introduces tools and strategies that Peer and Family Peer  
    Support Specialists can use to support peers to exercise their right to self-directed care. This webinar
    is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward  
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.                                                                                         Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

 
 
 
 
 

 

The following trainings are approved by the Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.

  • Part 1 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Introduction to the IBC Codes of
    Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Family Peer Support Specialists
    When: Feb 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will provide a detailed overview of the applicable Codes
    of Ethics for certified Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) and Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS)
    in Iowa. This webinar is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics
    training which can be applied toward the initial application for PRS certification or for
    Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 2 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
    When: Mar 14, 2019 1:30 – 3:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar will engage participants in peer support scenarios that
    present conflicts of interest. Participants will learn three different ways to handle conflicts of
    interest and the importance of seeking supervisory consultation. This webinar is approved by
    the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward the
    initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 3 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Workplace Ethics
    When: Apr 19, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar focuses on potential ethical dilemmas in the workplace –
    – boundaries with colleagues, conflicts within the team or with other professionals, and the
    importance of modeling person-first language in all communications. This webinar is approved
    by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and
    FPSS.
    Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here

  • Part 4 Ethics for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists: Skills to Support Informed Decision-Making 
    When: May 16, 2019 1:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
    This 90-minute live interactive webinar introduces tools and strategies that Peer and Family Peer  
    Support Specialists can use to support peers to exercise their right to self-directed care. This webinar
    is approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 90 minutes of ethics training which can be applied toward  
    the initial application for PRS certification or for Continuing Education Units for both PRS and FPSS.                                                                                         Register in advance for this webinar by clicking here