We are extremely happy to announce that we will hosting Shery Mead from August 31st to September 4th for a week-long Intentional Peer Support Training.

*Shery Mead Consultant and Peer Provider, New Hampshire, USA is the past director of three New Hampshire Peer Support Programs including a peer run hospital alternative. She has done extensive speaking and training, nationally and internationally, on the topics of alternative approaches to crisis, trauma informed peer services, systems change, and the development and implementation of peer operated services.

Her publications include academic articles, training manuals and a new book co-authored with Mary Ellen Copeland , Wellness RecoveryAction Planning and Peer Support . Shery is currently the project director for the Evidence Based Practice, Consumer Operated Programs Toolkit funded by SAMHSA .

Registrations will be limited. For further information please contact Theresa Claxton, Coordinator, Central LHIN C/S Network at 647-203-3726 or email tclaxton@nygh.on.ca.

Workshop Cost:

$500 for Consumers / Survivor Peers working in the field

$750 for mainstream ally organizations

More details to follow.

If you are a peer currently not employed in the mental health field, but would be interested in this training for future use, please contact us regarding a possible reduced rate.

Future Events

We will also be hosting another session of WRAP Level II Facilitator Training with Ann Thompson in September.  This training is for those who have taken a Wellness Recovery Action Planning session and are considering being able to facilitate WRAP groups. This is a special training and potential employment training opportunity for consumer/survivors. Dates and location to be confirmed soon so stay tuned.

In addition, we will also be hosting a Like Minds training with Kate Storey also in the fall, as part of this comprehensive training opportunity. Like Minds is a peer support recovery education training designed by peers.  Check back for dates but for more information, please contact the Krasman Centre at 905-780-0491.