• Zimani Betts
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    Training Dates: November 29th-December 1st (8 AM-5PM)
    Training Location: Hamilton County Public Health Large Conference Room (250 William Howard Taft Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45202)

    How Does Someone Become a Certified Family Peer Supporter (CFPS)?

    To obtain peer supporter certification, individuals will submit a complete and compliant application including the following documentation:

    (a) Proof of a minimum of forty hours of department approved competency-based peer services TRAINING

    (b) Hold a high school diploma, a general educational development certification, or similar secondary education from outside of the United States;

    (c) Documentation of passing the department peer supporter exam, or an exam administered or designated by the department;

    (d) Certified peer supporters will attest to having read and understood the code of ethics at initial certification

    (e) The results of a bureau of criminal investigation and federal bureau of investigation criminal records check conducted within one year of submission.

    What Do CFPS’s Offer?

    Certified Family Peer Supporter services may include:

    • Providing empathetic listening and emotional support
    • Assisting families in navigating systems
    • Supplying information about child‐serving systems, children’s behavioral health and development, and community resources
    • Rendering advocacy support
    • Encouraging self‐care activities
    • Facilitating familial engagement with service providers
    • Modeling collaboration between families and professionals
    • Engaging in safety and care planning; exploring and eliminating barriers to care plan follow‐through
    • Offering skill‐building for parents that enhances resiliency, communication, advocacy and other areas affecting the ability to maintain a child with complex needs in the home, school and community
    • Sharing personal stories
    • Providing HOPE

    Link to register: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=VjIS92EBRkuClqNCM2pqXuubURS70sRIjULeyZvH0shUMFFQOFZERkxHMDZWQko3UzI1VTVGQUg4Vy4u

    For additional information contact:
    Tamisha McKenzie

    Office: 614-224-2700
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