CAPRSS Newsletter – November 2020

November 2020
Digital Newsletter

Virtual Learning Community

Join us on November 18, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT for a webinar on Recruitment, Training, and Mentoring

This month we will focus on best practices in the recruitment of volunteers and peer recovery support workers. We will look closely at how training programs and mentoring can help develop and grow volunteer and peer workforce. Finally, documentation and the participatory process will be explored through this learning community.

Presenter: Kristen Aja, Senior Project Coordinator at Faces & Voices of Recovery

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Kristen Aja

Kristen Aja is a Senior Project Coordinator at Faces & Voices of Recovery where she works primarily on expanding and supporting recovery community organizations across the nation.  As a training and technical assistance professional, she has provided instruction on a wide range of topics related to recovery community organizations and recovery support services.

Kristen has been involved in peer-based recovery for over a decade.  Shortly after she began her own recovery journey, she joined a community team that opened the 11th recovery community organization in the State of Vermont.   In 2013 Kristen was hired at the Vermont Recovery Network and held various positions over the years supporting peer recovery support services at the 12 recovery community organizations around the state.  She has extensive experience in peer recovery support services program design and implementation, training and workforce development, data collection and outcome measures, collaborations with stakeholders and building community partners.

Upcoming Webinars

Accreditation 101 – November 6, 2020 – 12pm EDT
Accreditation 101 is an introduction to accreditation course, where participants will learn the mission and purpose of CAPRSS, an overview of the standards and criteria, the steps in the accreditation process, establish resources for getting your organization accreditation ready, and for completing your application for accreditation candidacy.

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Accreditation 201 – November 20, 2020 – 12pm EDT
Accreditation 201 is designed to: Identify the elements of the CAPRSS standards taxonomy and how they relate. Describe the core domains and standards, and discuss how peer reviewers – and PRSS programs – will use standards, criteria, and elements of performance in the accreditation process.

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