OhioMHAS Online Peer Recovery Supporter Training Available for Northwest Ohio

There is a virtual 40-hour Peer Recovery Supporter (PRS) Training beginning next week, for residents of Northwest Ohio. This is a host-funded training, specific to Northwest Ohio. The host of this training would like to offer remaining spots to residents of the Ohio counties listed at the bottom of this e-mail. To assist in piloting the virtual PRS Training, OhioMHAS is reaching out to boards and community partner organizations on behalf of the host to fill open spots in this training. Please note, this is not an application process (the registration process for the OhioMHAS PRS Trainings has not changed). If you have an individual you would like to refer, who is interested, meets the criteria, and can agree to all items on the attached Online PRS Training Guidelines, please send their name, county of residence and e-mail address to peerservices@mha.ohio.gov. Spots will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Participants of this training must:

  1. Be a resident of Northwest Ohio (of one of the counties listed below)
  2. Agree to the attached online participation guidelines (and meet all technological requirements & capabilities)
  3. Have a direct lived experience of mental health and/or substance use issues (they must be personally in recovery)
  4. Have started on the 11 eBased Academy courses (the courses do not need to be complete, but the host would like participants to have started working on these)

Online Peer Recovery Supporter Training Guidelines

These are the dates and times of the training:

Week 1 (8 hours):

Tues. 5/26: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Thurs. 5/28: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3pm

Week 2 (12 hours):

Mon. 6/1: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Wed. 6/3: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Fri. 6/5: 10 am-12 pm, break 1 pm-3 pm

Week 3 (12 hours):

Mon. 6/8: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Wed. 6/10: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Fri. 6/12: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Week 4 (8 hours):

Tues. 6/16: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Thurs. 6/18: 10 am-12 pm, break, 1 pm-3 pm

Counties Accepted:

Defiance
Fulton
Hancock
Henry
Lucas
Ottawa
Paulding
Putnam
Sandusky
Seneca
Williams
Wood
Wyandot
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Our Mission is to cultivate a high-quality network of resources that inspires personal recovery and promotes mental wellness for Lucas County residents.