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Term 3 Midway Point | New Course Available

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Term 3 Midway Point | New Course Available
by Varsha Kamat - Saturday, October 27, 2018, 12:18 PM

Dear Academy Participants,

We are beginning Week 6 and have reached the midpoint of our 12-week Fall Term, which will end on December 14, 2018.  We look forward to your continuing participation and wish you success in the courses you want to complete by the end of the term. If you have questions or experience technical difficulties, our user support team is available to help. Send email to:

This week we launched a new online module in the Academy called The New York Peer Specialist Certification Board: The Peer Specialist Certification Process in New York State.  This short, 1 hour module is for information only, to learn about the history of the peer support certification and the current process to achieve or renew the certification. Because it is for information only, there is no test. To register for this new module, go to your dashboard and select the course title under the Elective Courses shopping cart.

The next Virtual Community Newsletter will be coming early next week. Send news, articles, or announcements to share with the Academy community by November 1 to Rita Cronise, Virtual Learning Community Coordinator at

Our Virtual Learning Community continues to grow with webinars, online networking sessions, and new ideas from information gathering sessions held at the New York City Conference for Working Peer Specialists, the NYAPRS Conference, and the recent New York Peer Specialist Certification Board Conference. We invite your ideas too, as we set our priorities for continuing to develop the Virtual Learning Community as a resource for support, education, and advocacy in 2019.  

Watch for a calendar of upcoming meetings and webinars in the next Newsletter.

Thank you,
~ Academy of Peer Services team