The Peer Professional Training & Placement program prepares those who identify as peers for roles in the public mental health system as employees or volunteers, able to support the recovery of others and transform our mental health systems through the skillful use of lived experience.
This training includes classroom instruction, 60 hours, currently via Zoom, and an internship (64-128 hours for those NOT already working and/or volunteering in the field; also currently online).
During the training participants will learn:
Those who identify as a Peer in recovery who are age 18 or older and who have personal lived experience with a mental illness and/or a close family member with lived experience.
Training participants must commit to:
Applications are available here. All must be filled out using a computer and either emailed, or mailed to:
Jason Garcia, Training Coordinator
Project Return Peer Support Network
2677 Zoe Ave, Suite 304
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(562) 310-1208 cell
(323) 306-9628 office