Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • About Jordan Peer Recovery

    • About The Organization

    • Liability Disclaimer

    • PREFACE

    • Copyright Statement

  • 2

    Course Introduction

    • Course Overview

    • Training Hours

    • Training Domains

  • 3

    CHAPTER 1: Mental Health Peer Support

    • CHAPTER 1 - Learning Objectives

    • What is Peer Support?

    • What is a Peer Advocate?

    • What is a Certified Peer Advocate?

    • Job Responsibilities of Peer Advocate

    • Chapter Points

    • Vocabulary

  • 4

    CHAPTER 2: Peer Support with Mental Health Conditions

    • CHAPTER 2 - Learning Objectives

    • Using Peer Support Adults with Mental Health Conditions

    • The Benefits of Peer Support

    • Peer Support Facts

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary

  • 5

    CHAPTER 3: Serious Mental Health Conditions (SMHC)

    • CHAPTER 3 - Learning Objectives

    • CHAPTER 3 - Learning Objectives (cont’d)

    • What are Serious Mental Health Conditions?

    • Three Main Pathways

    • Common Risk Factors

    • Activity

    • Keep in Mind

    • Mental Conditions Connection to Substance Use & Addiction

    • Polysubstance Use and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary

  • 6

    CHAPTER 4: Mental Health Conditions and Disabilities

    • CHAPTER 4 Learning Objectives

    • CHAPTER 4 Learning Objectives (cont’d)

    • Early Signs

    • Early Signs Of Mental Health Conditions

    • Discussion

    • What are Mental Health Conditions?

    • 5 Major Categories of Mental Health Conditions

    • What is Anxiety Disorder?

    • Common Diagnosis of Mental Health Conditions, under Anxiety Disorder

    • What is Trauma?

    • Main Sources of Trauma

    • Signs of a Person Suffering from Trauma

    • Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Trauma

    • What is Schizophrenia?

    • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

    • Possible Causes of Schizophrenia

    • What is Depressive Disorder?

    • Symptoms of Depression

    • Forms of Depression

    • Things To Do Outside Treatment

    • What is Psychotic Disorder?

    • Psychosis

    • Activity

    • What is Dementia?

    • Common Forms of Dementia

    • Common Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

    • Types of Dementia

    • What is Alzheimer's Disease?

    • What is Vascular Dementia?

    • What is Lewy Body Dementia?

    • What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

    • What is Mixed Dementia?

    • Activity

    • What are Eating Disorders?

    • Common Types of Eating Disorders

    • What is Anorexia Nervosa?

    • What is Bulimia Nervosa?

    • What is Binge-eating Disorder?

    • What is Rumination?

    • Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders

    • Activity

    • Activity

    • What is Anxiety Disorder?

    • Risk Factors for Anxiety Disorders

    • What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

    • Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    • Common Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety

    • Types of Anxiety Disorders

    • Types of Anxiety Disorders (cont’d)

    • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

    • PTSD Symptoms

    • What is Suicide?

    • Suicide Warning Signs

    • Suicide Risk Factors

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary

    • Vocabulary (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary (cont’d)

  • 7

    CHAPTER 5: CARES

    • CHAPTER 5 Learning Objectives

    • 5-step Action Plan in Crisis

    • CARES

    • Peer to Peer Support - CARES

    • Implementing CARES

    • Discussion

    • Activity

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary

  • 8

    CHAPTER 6: Prevalence of various mental health conditions

    • CHAPTER 6 Learning Objectives

    • Prevalence of Various Mental Health Conditions in the U.S.

    • Adults in the U.S.

    • Social Stats

    • Treatment with Co-occurring Conditions

    • Consequences of Lack of Treatment

    • Consequences of Lack of Treatment (cont’d)

    • Discussion

    • Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) during COVID

    • Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) during Covid-19 (cont’d)

    • Mental Health Conditions

    • Activity

    • The Sad Truth

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

  • 9

    CHAPTER 7: Cultural Responsiveness

    • CHAPTER 7 Learning Objectives

    • CHAPTER 7 Learning Objectives (cont’d)

    • What is Cultural Responsiveness?

    • Discussion

    • The DO’S of Cultural Responsiveness

    • The DON’Ts of Cultural Responsiveness

    • Measures of a Culturally Responsive Organization

    • Origin of Cultural Responsiveness

    • Components of Individual Cultural Responsiveness

    • Ask Yourself Questions

    • Building a Culturally Responsive Peer Recovery Workforce

    • Awareness

    • Skills

    • Knowledge

    • Activities to Improve Cultural Knowledge

    • Ask Activities

    • Chapter Points

    • Chapter Points (cont’d)

    • Vocabulary

  • 10

    CHAPTER 8: Professional and Community Supports

    • Collaborating With Organizations and Resources

    • Networking

    • Coordination

    • Cooperation

    • Collaboration

    • Multi-Sector Collaboration

    • Multiple Pathways to Recovery and Wellness

    • Holistic Approach to Recovery and Wellness

    • Activity

    • Role Boundary Integrity

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 11

    CHAPTER 9: Treatment

    • Psychotherapy

    • Medication for mental health conditions

    • Self-Help Techniques for Mental Health Conditions

    • Discussion

    • Keep in Mind

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 12

    CHAPTER 10: Support a peer with Mental Health Condition

    • Educate Yourself

    • Activity

    • SEEK OUT RESOURCES

    • Activity

    • SET REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

    • Activity

    • ENCOURAGE SUPPORT

    • SET BOUNDARIES

    • CONVEY HOPE

    • Activity

    • SELF-ADVOCATE

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 13

    CHAPTER 11: Self-Care

    • The Importance of Self-Care

    • Self-Care Basics

    • Self-Care and Boundaries

    • Setting Boundaries

    • Reminders for Peer Support Professionals

    • Discussion

    • Keep in Mind

    • Mental Health Self-Care Wheel

    • Activity

    • Before you go...

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 14

    Course Overview Quiz

    • Course Overview Quiz

  • 15

    End-of-Course Survey

    • End-of-Course Survey