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Call for Presentation Proposals

Deadline: July 8, 2019
(Deadline Extended)

NYAPRS 37th Annual Conference
Integrate, Innovate, Advocate, Celebrate: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize!
Conference Dates: Sept 24-26, 2019
Submit Proposal

To become a conference sponsor, click here

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Scholarship Application

Deadline: July 2, 2019

NYAPRS 37th Annual Conference
Integrate, Innovate, Advocate, Celebrate: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize!
Conference Dates: Sept 24-26, 2019

Submit Scholarship Application

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Call for Presentation Proposals

Deadline: July 1, 2019

NYAPRS 37th Annual Conference
Integrate, Innovate, Advocate, Celebrate: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize!
Conference Dates: Sept 24-26, 2019
Submit Proposal

To become a conference sponsor, click here

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Call for Workshop Proposals

Deadline: July 1, 2019

International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS)
13 Annual Conference
October 21-23, San Diego, CA
Submit Proposal

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National Guidelines for Supervisors

Deadline: July 1, 2019

International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS)
Your Opportunity to Affect Future Practice – Vote for Your Agreement or Disagreement with Proposed National Practice Guidelines for Supervisors of Peer Specialists
(Open to Peer Specialists and Supervisors)
Take the Survey to Register Your Vote

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Application

Deadline to apply: July 1, 10 am

New York Institute for Self-Advocacy (NYISA)
This year’s institute takes place August 3-6, 2019 in Troy at the Hilton Garden Inn. Qualifying young adults are encouraged to apply!
Must be 21 or over to attend
Youth Power
Application: http://youthpowerny.org/NyisaApp/

To learn more about the six steps to become a youth peer advocate, click here.

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Words of Wellness

July Calendar
CSPNJ

For July Issue, click here.
For back issues,click here.

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June is PRIDE Month

Learn more about the history and the celebrations this month

For June’s Words of Wellness Calendar, click here.

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Submit a Best Practice

Deadline: June 30, 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a best practices guidance document  to improve the quality of mental health services and to promote the human rights of people with mental health, psychosocial, intellectual, and cognitive disabilities globally.

Complete the questionnaire below to submit up to five mental health services you believe should be considered as a good practice.  | Learn More

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Webinar

June 28, 12:15-1:00
WCNY-IPA Genuine Peer-Run Organizations
Faces and Places of Peer Support Series
Academy of Peer Services
Flyer
Register

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Webinar

June 27, 2:00 pm, (Recovery Live!)
Employment Support Strategies, SAMHSA BRSS TACS
Flyer

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Webinar

June 27, 12:00 noon
Tools of Innovation: Design Thinking in Peer Services with Michael Lane
International Association of Peer Supporters
Flyer

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New York City

June Calendar
CUCS Academy for Justice Informed Practice
Learn more

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Networking Call

June 25, 3:30 pm
Peer Specialists and Supervisors Online Call
APS Virtual Community
Subscribe for Notification

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Webinar

June 25, 2:00 pm
Peer Support for Older Adults
MHA
Flyer

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Webinar

June 25, 2:00 pm
Using Social Media to Build Rapport with Peers
Doors to Wellbeing
Flyer

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Webinar

June 25, 11:00 am
Peer Workforce and Mental Health Change Series:
Part 1: Is the Past Prologue? From Insane Asylums to Peer Support Workforce
Central East Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC)
Flyer

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Albany

June 24-25, 2019
New York State Office of Mental Health
Symposium: Strategies for Behavioral Health Equity: Leave No One Behind
Learn More
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New York City

June 22 and 29 (Saturdays) | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Recovery Coach TrainingRecoveries R Us, LLC
Flyer

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White Plains

June 21 (Free Training)
Strengthening Parent and Professional Partnerships
Sign up for their newsletter

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Webinar

June 20 |2-3:30 pm
Best Practices in Family Treatment Drug Courts
SAMHSA GAINS Center
Flyer

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Conference

June 19-22, 2019
NAMI National Convention
Seattle, WA
Flyer

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Long Island

June 20,  3:30 – 5:00 pm– Peer Networking Group
Topic: Policy and Advocacy
RSVP to Emily Valanella
Flyer

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Syracuse

June 18 (Free Training)
Strengthening Parent and Professional Partnerships
Sign up for their newsletter

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White Plains

June 18 | 2:30-4:30 pm
CHAMP (Community Health Access to Addiction and Mental Healthcare Project)
Ombudsman Program
Flyer

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Webinar

June 18 | 2-3:30 pm
Role of the Criminal Justice System in reducing the duration of untreated psychosis
SAMHSA GAINS Center
Flyer

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Albany

June 17 (Free Training)
Strengthening Parent and Professional Partnerships
Sign up for their newsletter

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Rockland County

June 15 | 11 am – 3:00 pm
Family Picnic at Rockland State Park
Bridges in Collaboration with Helen Hayes Hospital
Flyer

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Webinar

June 14, 12:00 – 1:15 pmFinancial Wellness, with Oscar Jimenez-Solomon.
Professional and Leadership Development Series
Hosted by the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium – View Recording

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National Conference

June 13-15, 2019Mental Health America Annual Conference: Dueling Diagnoses
Washington, DC
Register

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New York City

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Medication Assisted Treatment or Recovery ServicesRecoveries R Us, LLC
Flyer

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Broome County (Binghamton)

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Central Region Multicultural Advisory Committee (CRMAC)
Quarterly Meeting | 10 am – 12:00 noon
Veterans Affairs and Services
Flyer

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Webinar

June 12, 2:00 pm Eastern

Survivors, Stress, and Substance Use: The Relationship Between Trauma and Substance Use
Quarterly Meeting | 10 am – 12:00 noon
Southeast (Region 4) ATTCN
To register

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Webinar

June 12, 3:00 pm Eastern

Considering the Whole Person: Contexts for LGBTQ People of Color Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment with Antoine Craigwell, founder, president and CEO of DBGM, Inc.
National Council
Flyer

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New York City

June 7, 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Networking Breakfast
Hosted by the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium
NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene – Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street, 19-28
Long Island City, New York,  11101
RSVP to mpatel9@health.nyc.gov by April 1st.
Please share!
Flyer

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Morrisonville

June 6, 1-4 pmRegional Orientation for Staff
NYAPRS
Learn More

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New York City

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium-Toolkit Awareness
Flyer

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Rockland County

June 4, 11 am-1:00 pm
NYAPRS Choices in Recovery Forum
Flyer

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Suffolk County

Saturday, June 1
6th Annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project Day of Wellness
Suffolk County United Veterans
Learn More

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Words of Wellness

June Calendar
CSPNJ

For June, click here.
For back issues,click here.

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New York City

CUCS Academy for Justice-Informed Practice
Calendar of June Training Courses

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Call for Proposals

Deadline: May 31, 2019

In My Mind Conference: Overcoming Barriers Creating Opportunities
Seeking proposals and Essay Submission
LGBTQ+ and People of Color
Learn More

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Webinar

May 31, 12:15-1:00The Faces and Places of Peer Support
Session 1: Kirsten Vincent of Housing Options Made Easy
APS Virtual Community | Lunch-n-Learn
View the Recording

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Webinar

May 30, 2:00-3:30 pm
Effective Programs and Partnerships for Early Diversion
SAMHSA GAINS Center
Flyer

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Washington, DC

May 30, 9 am – 1 pm
NIMH Open Policy Session
View the Recording

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Catskills / Oneonta

May 30, 6:00 – 8:00- pmCommunity Education Project
Flyer

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Regional Forum

May 29, 1:00 – 3:00 pmNYAPRS Central New York Regional Forum
Hutchings Psychiatric Center Auditorium
Learn More

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New York City

May 29, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
New York City Peer Workforce Summit
NYC Peer Workforce Coalition
Flyer
RSVP Required

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New York City

May 28, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Supported Employment Symposium
Community Access
Learn More

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Webinar

May 28, 2:00 pmQuality Measurement in Peer Support: Meaningful Measures for Consumers (and Payers)
Mental Health America
Flyer

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Bronx Workforce Development

Deadline: May 22, 2019

Bronx Community College, Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Free Training (evenings and weekends)
Community Health Worker (CHW) and Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CPRA)
Several Information Sessions are available in April and May.
Application

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Webinar

May 21, 10:30 – 12:00 noon
What is the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)?
Hosted by the Regional Planning Consortium
Learn More

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Webcast (SAMHSA)

May 20, 1:00 – 3:30 Eastern
National Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day
Learn More

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Oneonta

May 20, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Marijuana 2019: Commercialization, Community and the New Norm with Ben Cort
(Sponsored by FORDO)
Learn More

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Staten Island

May 18, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mural Arts – Snug Harbor Paint Fest
Learn More

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Grant Applications

Deadline: May 17
SAMHSA: Transforming Lives through Supported Employment Grant
Learn More
National Evaluation of the Technology Transfer Center Program
Learn More

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Webinar

May 17, 12:00 – 1:00 pmIntroducing Peer Support into Your Organization:
Expanding Peer Support in Behavioral Health with Patrick HendrySMI Advisor
Learn More


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Catskill Region

May 16, 6:00 – 8:30 pm (12 week class)
Family-to-Family Education Program
Unadilla, NY
NAMI Delaware & Otsego Counties
Register

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Networking Meeting

May 16, 3:30-5:00 pmLong Island Networking Meeting
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Learn More


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Alternatives Conference

Deadline: May 15, 2019
Early Bird Registration Rate  ends for the Alternatives Conference
Washington, DC in July 7-11, 2019.
Learn More

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Webinar

May 15, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Developing a Board of Directors for Mental Health Organizations
Collaborative Series: Doors to Wellbeing and STAR Center
Flyer

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New York City

May 14 and 15, 2019
Peer Ethics Workshop (16 hours)
Recoveries R Us
Flyer

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National Networking Meeting

May 14, 12:00 – 1:00 pmNetworking Meeting
International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS)
Learn More


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Oneonta

May 13-18, 2019
9 am- 5:30 pm
Recovery Coach Academy & Ethical Considerations Training

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New York City

May 11, 2019
NAMIWalks NYC
Learn More

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New York City

Deadline: May 10, 2019

Howie the Harp (Fall 2019)
New York City | Training Starts in July
Application

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Webinar

May 10, 1:00 – 2:15 pm

Wellness for Personal and Professional Practice
with Peggy Swarbrick
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
Flyer
Recording

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Syracuse

May 10, 2019
31st Annual Prevention Conference
DoubleTree Hotel, East Syracuse
Learn More

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Webinar

May 9, 2019
10:30 – 11:30 am
An Overview of the Community Health Access to Addiction
and Mental Healthcare Project (CHAMP)
Hosted by the Regional Planning Consortium
Learn More
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Webinar

May 8, 2019
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ask Me Anything About Employment with Dori Hutchinson
Learn More

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Syracuase

May 7, 2019
9 am – 4:30 pm
Trauma First Aid for Peer Specialists
Learn More

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Auburn

May 3, 2019
7:00 pmEvery Brilliant Thing (A Play)
Tickets range from $5 – $20  | Cayuga Community College
Sponsored by NAMI
Learn More

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Lake Placid

May 5-7, 2019

Employment First Training Institute
New York State APSE
Learn More

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Delaware County

Starts May 6 (10 weeks)
Whole Health Action Management
Learn More

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New York City

May 3, 2019
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Networking Breakfast
Hosted by the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium
NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene – Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street, 19-28
Long Island City, New York,  11101
RSVP to mpatel9@health.nyc.gov by April 1st.
Please share!
Flyer

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