Peer Wellness Specialist Training

Mental Health America of Oregon is pleased to invite you to apply for our upcoming Peer Wellness Specialist Training in the Portland metro area (exact location TBD) beginning the week of April 6, 2015.


Eligibility requirements: 


1. Have lived as a person with mental health challenges;

2. Can complete the five day training (one week) and commit to 5 one day sessions each week for five weeks thereafter;

3. Must be able to pass criminal background check as provided by the guidelines of the Oregon Traditional Healthcare Worker statute. You can find those guidelines at Traditional Health Worker Eligibility Requirements


Tuition is $750, however full and partial scholarships are available. MHAO is a Vocational Rehabilitation Services vendor. 


Please complete the online submission form. You will also need to have a letter of recommendation emailed directly to Amanda Pruitt, Training Coordinator 


Applications for this training are due March 20, 2015.