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More Peer Support Learning Opportunities

More Peer Support Learning Opportunities

by Varsha Kamat -
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The Academy is now closed for scheduled updates until April 29, but here’s a brief list of things you can do to keep learning in the meantime. (If we missed an announcement, let us know! The address to submit announcements is at the end of the list.)

April Announcements

April 3| 12:00 - 1:00 pm

APS Webinar
What Providers Want to Know About Peer Support Services (Part 2)
Live Q&A with Yumi Ikuta, Lori Ashcraft, and Isaac Brown


April 4| 12:00 noon - Inside Steps of City Hall
New York City
Rally to Improve NYC’s Response to Individuals Experiencing Mental Health Crisis
To participate, contact Carla Rabinowitz, 212-780-1400 x7726 |

Learn more and share! Flyer


April 5 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
New York City

Networking Breakfast 
Hosted by the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium
NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene - Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street, 19-28
Long Island City, New York,  11101
RSVP to by April 1st.
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April 6 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

New York City 
The Future of our Movement: Communities Coming Together
17 Battery Place, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Institute for the Development of Healing Arts (IDHA)
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Learn more about IDHA


April 8 | 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM
NYAPRS Regional Orientation for New Staff
Broome County Library, Exhibit Room
Learn More


April 9 |8:30 - 4:30 PM

One Day Conference: Building an Effective Peer Workforce
Learn More


April 9 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
NYAPRS Regional Orientation for New Staff
Bestself Behavioral Health
Learn More


April 15-16, 2019
In-Person Regional Advocacy Committee Meeting
Comfort Inn, Castleton, New York
Learn More


April 16-17, 2019
NYAPRS 15th Annual Executive Seminar
Albany Hilton
Flyer | Program  | Vendor / Sponsor Application


April 18 | 10 am - 12 noon
Central NY Regional Communication Meeting: Cultural and Linguistic Needs
Broom County Public Library


April 18 | 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Long Island 
Peer Networking Group - Find out how to get involved.
Learn More


April 26 | 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

19th Annual HAHA Conference: Go With The Flow
Self Discovery Center at Buffalo Psychiatric Center


Words of Wellness

Check out the April Words of Wellness Calendar, click here.


Send your announcements!

If you have an announcement for the newsletter, send it to  by noon on Tuesday, April 2.

 Also note: We are seeking people who have had an experience of gaining or regaining financial wellness for an upcoming webinar and APS course. If you or someone you have supported has this experience, let us know at the address above.

Thank you. 

Rita Cronise, Virtual Learning Community Coordinator