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Community Health Worker Peer (CHWP)/Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training Academy

MINIMUM requirements for applicants:

  • Age 18-30

  • Identify as male

  • Valid Photo Identification

  • Copy of your resume

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Willingness to share how violence and trauma have impacted your mental and physical health, and to use that experience to help others heal

  • Personal experience of violence, either to yourself or someone close to you

Program Expectations:

  • Commit to 165 hours of training, 4 days weekly for 9 weeks

  • Attend ALL sessions of the Training Academy

  • A criminal background may NOT be a barrier to entry into the program- eligibility for the CHWP/CPS Training Academy will be handled on a case by case basis

To apply:

  • Please complete the full Community Health Worker Peer/ Certified Peer Specialist (CHWP/CPS) Training Academy Application

  • This includes:

  • Completed application form

  • One copy of your resume

Please note that this is a training opportunity and is not attached to a job offer

You can access the application, full flier, and a fact sheet by clicking on the links

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