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Community News Brief (Reminders)

Community News Brief (Reminders)

by APS Academy of Peer Services -
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For September 29, 2020

The Academy of Peer Services is now more than halfway through Term 3. Courses will remain open until Monday, November 23. If you are one of our learners, we look forward to your feedback. 

Note: If you are looking for "live" training, the Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP) RISE Center will be offering a 4-week instructor-led training. For details, click here

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From the Community Calendar
This is a brief round up of events and opportunities this week. 
For more (or newer entries), click here. 
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NYAPRS Conference

September 29, 2020 (Day 3 of 4)
Rise Up! Community - Connection - Culture
Our virtual conference will be held via Zoom.
NYAPRS
Final Program
Register

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Webinar

September 29, 10:00-1:00 ET
Healing Youth Trauma
The Coalition for Behavioral Health
Register

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Webinar

September 29, 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET
Suicide Prevention During COVID-19 and Beyond
Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC)
Register

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Webinar

September 29, 1:00-3:00 ET
The Trauma of it All: How Race, Oppression, and COVID-19 Intersect
The Coalition for Behavioral Health
Rescheduled

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Webinar

September 29, 2:00-3:00 ET
The Value of Youth Peers Serving on Community Boards
Doors to Wellbeing
Learn More
Register

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Copeland Center Training

September 29, 30, 6, 7, 14, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm ET
Online Supervision and Support of the Peer Support Specialist with Matthew Federici
Copeland Center Training
Register

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Networking for Peer Supporters

Academy of Peer Services
September 29, 5:15 - 6:30 pm Eastern (Tuesday)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85125435466
Meeting ID: 851 2543 5466

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Webinar

September 29, 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET
Recovery Oriented Practice: Navigating Risk - The Dignity of Risk and the Duty to Care
Pat Deegan
Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC)
Register

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Deadline to Apply

September 30, 2020
Alternatives to Suicide Group Facilitator
(Virtual Training, November 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, and 13, 2020)
Western Mass Recovery Learning Community (RLC)
Apply

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Anti-Racism Webinar

September 30, 10:00 - 11:30 am ET
Racism in Mental Health in NYC:
The Journey from Data to Anti-Racist Action at DOHMH
(Part 2 of 6) (Flyer)
Register

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Webinar

September 30, 12:00 pm (Eastern)
Breaking Through to the Other Side: A Survivor's Story
Suicide Prevention Center (SPCNY)
Learn More

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Virtual Social Security Workshop

September 30, 1:00 - 3:00 pm ET
Free Virtual Social Security Workshop
Pathways Wellness and OMH
Learn More

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Webinar

September 30, 4:30 pm (Eastern)
Youth Leadership Webinar Series: Revolutionizing Young Adult Peer Support: Empowerment, Advocacy, & Leadership
National Empowerment Center (NEC)
Learn More
Register

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In Our Own Voice (NAMI)

September 30, 7:00 pm (Eastern)
In Our Own Voice Presentation (online)
NAMI Westchester
Register

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NYAPRS Conference

October 1, 2020 (Day 4 of 4)
Rise Up! Community - Connection - Culture
Our virtual conference will be held via Zoom.
NYAPRS
Final Program
Register

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Webinar

October 1, 1:30 PM ET
Olmstead in the Age of COVID
NARPA
Learn more

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Community Meeting

October 1, 3:30 - 5:00 pm ET
The Strength in Our Struggles
Bi-County Empowerment Conference Community Meeting
(Long Island / Open to All)
Learn more

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Webinar

October 2, 9:30 - 11:30 AM ET
Psychiatric Rehabilitation’s Choose Stage:
Virtual Goal Exploration & Development
The Coalition for Behavioral Health
Learn more

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Webinar

October 2, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET
Practicing Motivational Interviewing with Adults in Telehealth
The Coalition for Behavioral Health
Learn more

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Webinar

October 4, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
Creating Our Mental Health: A Virtual Town Hall
Mad in America
Learn more

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Peer Specialist Training

October 5-30, 2020
4 weeks, Monday-Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET
Peer Specialists Training
(Covering the 13 Core APS Courses)
Mental Health Empowerment Project
RISE Center (914) 664-3444
Learn More


Our Community Calendar is updated regularly.
For more (or newer entries), click here.   
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FUTURE EVENTS  - SAVE THE DATES
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 City Voices 25th Anniversary

October 10, 5:00 – 6:30 pm ET
Celebration of 25 Years of City Voices News
(View Flyer)
Facebook.com/groups/cityvoicesforpeers 

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Bi-County Conference

Nov 6, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ET (Day 2)
2020 Bi-County Empowerment VIRTUAL Conference:
My Life, My Voice, My Choice
Long Island
Learn More

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New York Peer Specialist Certification Board
Digital Conference

November 9, 12, 17, and 19, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ET
4th Annual Peer Specialist Certification Board Conference:
From Surviving to Thriving
New York Peer Specialist Certification Board
Learn More

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RECOGNIZE YOUR PEERS AND ALLIES
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Nominations for the 2020 APS Academy Awards
Four categories:
  • Peer Specialist of the Year
  • Supervisor of the Year
  • Employer of the Year
  • Training Provider of the Year
To fill out a nomination, click here.

We are accepting nominations until October 16. Those chosen will be honored during  the New York Peer Specialist Certification Board Conference on Nov 9, 12, 17, or 19.  (Nomination forms are also available on the Virtual Community website.)

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JOIN US TONIGHT LIVE! 

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Academy of Peer Services
Networking for Peer Supporters

September 29, 5:15 – 6:30 pm Eastern (Tuesday)
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85125435466
Meeting ID: 851 2543 5466


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See you at the NYAPRS Conference or tonight's Networking meeting -or elsewhere in the world of support!

Thank you,
Rita, Virtual Community Coordinator 
And the APS Team

This is an informational message from the Academy of Peer Services and the Virtual Learning Community, to provide news and new opportunities for the APS Learning Community.