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

Future Trainings to be announced

Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative

Supervisor Training – For Family Peer Support Specialist, Peer Support Specialist, and Peer Recovery Coach Supervisors

IOWA PEER WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
ETHICS TRAININGS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Friday, September 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration opens August 15th

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

OTHER TRAININGS & EVENTS

Date

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

Info/To Register

Various

Iowa Peer Network

Online Workshops and Continuing Education

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

Various

SMI Adviser – An APA and SAMHSA Initiative

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

9:30 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

August 16, 2022

3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Eastern (5:00 p.m. Central)

Zoom – SMI Adviser

Rural Peer Support Learning Community

August 27 – 28, 2022

Iowa Peer Network

ISU Extension Office

3109 Old Highway 218 South

Iowa City, IA 52246

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

August 30, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CT)

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

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar – Building Culturally & Linguistically Specific Recovery Community Organizations For Latinos

September 8-9, 2022


Iowa Board of Certification (IBC) –

In-Person at the Courtyard by Marriott, Ankeny

IBC 2022 C.A.R.E. Conference

September 20, 2022

3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Eastern (5:00 p.m. Central)

Zoom – SMI Adviser

Rural Peer Support Learning Community

September 27, 2022

1:00 p.m.

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

Doors to Wellbeing Monthly Webinar

October 18, 2022

3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Eastern (5:00 p.m. Central)

Zoom – SMI Adviser

Rural Peer Support Learning Community