Dear Academy of Peer
Core and Elective courses will close on Monday, April 20 at 5:00 pm for scheduled updates. The Academy will reopen, as scheduled, for Term 2 2020 on Monday, April 27.
Note: If you are a registered NYS DOCCS user, you will be able to access the Community Corrections courses during our regularly scheduled maintenance period.
Registered APS users can access a new continuing education (CE) option beginning on 4/20/20. We are currently beta testing and will provide information on registering for this CE opportunity soon.
Let Others Know About Us
We appreciate you sharing information about the Academy with non-peer providers who supervise or work alongside you. They can use this time as an opportunity to learn a little bit about the work that you do!
For a short video that can help to explain to others what the Academy of Peer Services is and how to get started, click here.
· To enroll in the APS online, on-demand courses, click here.
· To access the APS Course Catalog, click here.
User support for the Academy Courses is available by emailing:
and Learning Opportunities:
April 20, (3:00 – 4:30 pm ET): Supporting Older Adults Part 2: Transitions. This free webinar continues a ‘real play’ that started in Part 1 and includes discussions with our panelists: Gayle Bluebird, Deb Trueheart, Richard Laudor, Michelle Zechner, Shanti Vani and Celia Brown. Moderators for this session are Clinton Green and Liz Breier.
Please share the attached flyer with peer supporters and others who are going through or supporting others through transitions.
To register, click here.
April 21 (9:00 – 12:00 noon ET) NYAPRS Executive Seminar. This event is free of charge and now online. It will be offered on three separate morning sessions. (See also, April 28 and May 5). Click to register or view the FINAL PROGRAM.
April 23 (noon to 1:00 pm ET) Building Hope: What CARES Economic Stimulus Payments Offer SSA Recipients. Presenters: Ray Cebula and Oscar Jimenez-Solomon. Moderator: Len Statham. Hosted by NYAPRS and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Learn More | Register.
APS Virtual Community: A Peer Workforce learinghouse
Our Virtual Community website is a clearinghouse of information by and for the peer support workforce. We have gathered peer-submitted resources (Resources), connection information for public online groups (Groups), live events (Calendar) and (Past Events) including webinar recordings.
To sign up for the free mailing list and receive updates on groups, events, and resources from the Virtual Community, click here.
Thank you for your ongoing participation.
The APS Team