Calendar

For past events, click here.

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

This is a regularly updated list of upcoming events,
as 
submitted to the Virtual Community.


Webinar

April 19, 2019
12:00 – 5:00 pm
Peer Support for Payers and Health Systems with Patrick Hendry
Cost: $199.00
Mental Health America

Learn More

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Syracuse

April 22, 2019
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Regional Orientation for New Staff
Hutchings Psychiatric Center
Learn More

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Leadership Forums

Deadline to Apply: April 23, 2019
Youth Power Leadership Forums
Syracuse, May 18-21, 2019
Western NY, July 13-16, 2019
Long Island, October 12-15, 2019
(See this site for Parent/Caregiver workshops too)
Apply 

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Webinar

April 23, 2019
2:00 pm
Peer Support and Chronic Health Conditions
Mental Health America

Learn More

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Oneonta

April 23, 2019
6:00 pm
Oneonta Student Art Show
In cooperation with the Peer Alliance League (PAL)

Learn More

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Fulton/Montgomery Counties

April 24, 2019
11:30 – 2:30 pm
Workshop on Social Security Entitlement Programs
Holiday Inn, Johnstown
(Hosted by the MHA of Fulton/Montgomery Counties)
$20 per person to cover lunch

Learn More

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Binghamton

April 24, 2019
10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Regional Planning Consortium’s Children and Family Subcommittee
Training and Networking Event for Health Homes Serving Children Case Managers
Broome County Public Library

Learn More

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Buffalo

April 26, 2019
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
19th Annual HAHA Conference: Go With The Flow
Self Discovery Center at Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Flyer
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New York City

April 29, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 pm
NYC Peer Workforce Coalition – Monthly Meeting
NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene – Gotham Center
Long Island City, New York,  11101
RSVP wgaines@health.nyc.gov

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HARP Enrollment (transition)

Deadline; April 30, 2019
If you are eligible for HARP, live in upstate New York, and have not signed up for Medicaid through the New York State of Health, you risk losing Medicaid. 

Read this fact and instruction sheet for more information.
Medicaid Transition Fact Sheet

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Webinar

April 30, 2019
2:00 pm
Understanding Trauma and Post-Traumatic Growth
Kelly Davis
Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Series
For More

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Syracuase

Starts May 1, 2019
6 – 8:30 pm (Six Week Program)
NAMI Homefront: Family Support and Education
for Family Members of Military Active Duty or Veterans
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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Auburn

May 3, 2019
7:00 pm
Every 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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Syracuase

May 7, 2019
9 am – 4:30 pm

Trauma First Aid for Peer Specialists
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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Syracuse

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

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Webinar

May 10, 1:00 – 2:15 pm

Personal and Professional Wellness with Peggy Swarbrick
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
See Flyer
More Coming Soon

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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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National Networking Meeting

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


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New York City

May 11, 2019
NAMIWalks NYC
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
Register

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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 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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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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New York City

May 29, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
New York City Peer Workforce Summit
NYC Peer Workforce Coalition
RSVP Required
Learn More
website | facebook

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Regional Forum

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

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Webinar

May 31, 12:15-1:00
The Many Faces and Places of Peer Support
APS Virtual Community Lunch – n – Learn Series
More Coming Soon

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New York City

June 7, 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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Webinar

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

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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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Webinar

June 28, 12:15-1:00
The Many Faces and Places of Peer Support
APS Virtual Community Lunch – n – Learn Series
More Coming Soon

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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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Call for 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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Application

Deadline: July 1, 2019

Youth Power – New York Institute for Self-Advocacy

Learn more about Youth Power
Submit Application

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New York City

July 5, 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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Washington, DC

July 7-11, 2019
ALTERNATIVES 2019: Standing Together, Celebrating Our Gifts, Raising Our Voices
Hosted by the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR)
Learn More

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Webinar

July 12, 12:00 – 1:15 pm

Reasonable Accommodations and Medicaid Buy-In
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
More Coming Soon

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New York City

July 18, 2019
13th Annual Conference for Working Peer Specialists
More Coming Soon

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Webinar

July 26, 12:15-1:00
The Many Faces and Places of Peer Support
APS Virtual Community Lunch – n – Learn Series
More Coming Soon

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New York City

August 2, 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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Webinar

August 9, 12:00 – 1:15 pm

Leadership Skills and Professional Development
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
More Coming Soon

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Webinar

August 30, 12:15-1:00
The Many Faces and Places of Peer Support
APS Virtual Community Lunch – n – Learn Series
More Coming Soon

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New York City

September 6, 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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Webinar

September 13, 12:00 – 1:15 pm

Networking Skills
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
More Coming Soon

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East Hartford, CT

September 18-21, 2019
Annual Rights Conference
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA)
Request for proposals coming soon
Learn More

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Webinar

September 27, 12:15-1:00
The Many Faces and Places of Peer Support
APS Virtual Community Lunch – n – Learn Series
More Coming Soon

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New York City

October 4, 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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Webinar

October 11, 12:00 – 1:15 pm

Trauma-Informed Peer Support
Professional and Leadership Development Series
New York City Peer and Community Worker Workforce Consortium
More Coming Soon

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San Diego, CA

October 21-23, 2019
13th Annual National Conference
International Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS)
Request for proposals coming soon
Learn More
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To view a list of previous events, click  Calendar of Past Events.