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

    • 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

    • Using Peer Support Adults with Mental Health Conditions

    • The Benefits of Peer Support

    • Peer Support Facts

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 5

    CHAPTER 3: Serious Mental Health Conditions (SMHC)

    • What are Serious Mental Health Conditions?

    • SMHCs & Substance Use Connections

    • Common Risk Factors

    • Activity

    • Keep in Mind

    • Mental Conditions Connection to Substance Use & Addiction

    • Polysubstance Use and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 6

    CHAPTER 4: Mental Health Conditions and Disabilities

    • Early Signs

    • Discussion

    • Types of Mental Health Conditions and Disability

    • Anxiety Disorder

    • Trauma: Symptoms, Causes, and Effects

    • Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Trauma

    • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

    • Activity

    • Dementia

    • Activity

    • Eating Disorders

    • Activity

    • Anxiety Disorders

    • Activity

    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    • Suicide

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 7

    CHAPTER 5: CARES

    • 5-step Action Plan in crisis

    • Peer to Peer Support – CARES

    • Discussion

    • Activity

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 8

    CHAPTER 6: Prevalence of various mental health conditions

    • Prevalence of various mental health conditions in the U.S.

    • Social Stats

    • Consequences of Lack of Treatment

    • Discussion

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

    • Activity

    • The Sad Truth

    • Chapter Points

  • 9

    CHAPTER 7: Cultural Responsiveness

    • 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” come from

    • Components of individual cultural responsiveness

    • Ask Yourself Questions

    • Building A Culturally Responsive Peer Recovery Workforce

    • Ask Activities

    • Vocabulary

    • Chapter Points

  • 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