National Association of Peer Supporters

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Access high quality content to continue your education as a peer supporter.

Webinars allow us at N.A.P.S. to actively support your peer supporter and career development. For each webinar you complete, you will receive a certificate confirming your participation, and indicating the accrual of 1 contact hour for Continuing Education Purposes.

If you have a Professional, Ally, Sustainer, Lifetime, or Company Sponsor Membership, all of these webinars are free to access! For guests and registrants, you can purchase lifetime access to webinars on an individual basis.

If you register in advance of a live Zoom call, you can visit the course page to join the call on the day. If you register after the fact, you will have access to a YouTube recording. Be sure to check our webinar archive page for a full listing of our webinars.

Members: You may access all of your courses through this page, or through the Courses Tab in My Account.

You can visit our YouTube page to view all of our recorded webinars. Please be advised that you will not automatically receive a certificate if you go this route. We have courses set up for Webinars 48, 46 – 38, so you are welcome to view and/or purchase access to these courses. For all others, at this point in time, please email us here to request access to an individual SurveyMonkey link, and the opportunity to request a certificate of completion.

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Featured Webinars

Air Date: 10/30/2020 Coming Soon

This Presentation will review research studies showing the value of peer support providers in assisting people living with serious mental health challenges in attaining their health and wellness goals. Development of presentation materials as well as the speaker’s bureau doing this presentation is made possible by a Eugene Washington Award: Dissemination Initiative proposed by the Chicago Health Disparities Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the International Organization of Peer Supporters.

Air Date: 05/28/2020

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe three major changes in peer support that have come about as a result of COVID-19.
  2. Explain how one new peer support tool, program or technology can be used in their work.
  3. Summarize the key competencies that Peer Supporters need to continue to enjoy career success.

Air Date: 09/16/2020 Coming Soon

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Air Date: 08/26/2020

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of Online Peer Support for providers;
  2. Articulate the function and benefits of different online technologies for Peer Support;
  3. Describe the benefits of Online Peer Support for peers;
  4. Articulate the limitations of different online platforms;

Air Date: 08/12/2020

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify one behavioral health challenge of social isolation;
  2. State the difference between traditional self-help and virtual peer support groups;
  3. Identify the roles of the facilitators of virtual support groups;
  4. State the reason for maintaining a positive attitude during the delivery of virtual support groups;
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