Trainings & Events

Information about upcoming trainings, as well as conferences, events, and continuing education opportunities.





Grow Your Skills

Continue to develop your skills! Below are educational opportunities and events for FPSS, PSS, PRC, and Supervisors in Iowa. 

Take advantage of them to increase your marketability, improve your skills, and have a pulse on the mental health landscape in Iowa.

Some of these opportunities could qualify for CEUs. Please visit the Iowa Board of Certification website for more information.

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
SUPERVISOR TRAININGS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Two-part training: Thursday, May 5 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 12 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – via Zoom

Training Class for Peer Supervisors – Presented by Todd Noack and Lisa D’Aunno

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
ETHICS TRAININGS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Friday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – Via Zoom

Ethics Training for Peer and Family Peer Support Specialists – Presented by Todd Noack of Life Connections Peer Recovery Services

The Iowa Board of Certification features an ongoing calendar of IBC-Approved Continuing Education Courses on its website. Some of these courses may be approved for ethics CEU credit for Peer Support Specialists (PSS), Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS), or Recovery Peer Coaches (RPC). Please confirm with the IBC, prior to enrolling in a class, to be certain it meets the ethics requirements necessary for PSS/FPSS certification or recertification. Fees may apply. Please contact the Iowa Board of Certification for more information

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAININGS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Friday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – via Zoom

LGBTQ 101 – Presented by One Iowa

Friday, May 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative – via Zoom

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

OTHER TRAININGS & EVENTS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Various

Iowa Board of Certification (IBC)

Continuing Education Courses

Various

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinars and Videos

Various

Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Trainings & Events

Various

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Webinars and Events

Various

Copeland Center For Wellness and Recovery

Trainings and Resources

Various

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Trainings and Resources

Recorded Sessions

Doors To Wellbeing

Learning Collaborative Webinar Series

Various

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

Trainings and Upcoming Events

Various

National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S.)

Webinars and Trainings

Various

Mental Health America (MHA)

Webinars

Various

NAMI Iowa

Trainings and Resources

Various

ASK Resource Center

Trainings and Resources

Various

Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

Trainings and Resources

1st Thursday of each month – 9:00 a.m.

Eastern Iowa Mental Health And Disability Services Region

Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meeting

4th Thursday of each month – 9:00 a.m. (subject to change)

Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region (ECR)

Adult and Family Peer Support Committee Meeting

1st & 3rd Wednesday of Every Month

9 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Virtual via Zoom

Peer Support for Peer Support is Back!!

Co-Facilitated by Laura Semprini, Nancy A. Teubel, and Amy Ortiz – the PSS 4 PSS group started by Todd Lange and Todd Noack

May 18, 2022

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

Community of Practice for Peer Support Recovery Specialists: Growing as Professionals

May 31, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Doors To Wellbeing/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar: Ethics in Peer Support

June 1, 2022

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Virtual – Hosted by Project Recovery Iowa

Anxiety Reduction and Self-Care

June 9-11, 2022

Hybrid Format – Mental Health America (MHA)

MHA’s 2022 Annual Conference

June 14 – 16, 2022

Virtual – NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMICon 2022

June 15, 2022

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

Community of Practice for Peer Support Recovery Specialists: Navigating Ethics and Boundaries as Peer Professionals

June 28, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Doors To Wellbeing/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar

July 26, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

Zoom – Doors To Wellbeing/The Copeland Center For Wellness & Recovery

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar