Facilitator Skills Training allows working and aspiring peer support specialists to learn the art of facilitation. Through this commuter-style training, participants will learn and develop the skills necessary to effectively facilitate and tailor a training to any audience.
12 VCB-approved hours of continuing education credit will be awarded to Virginia Certified Peer Recovery Specialists.
Format: This commuter-style training takes place from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and include tuition, materials, and lunch. Participants are expected to arrange their own transportation to the program. Lodging is not provided.
Topics include: Styles of learning, active listening, group dynamics, conflict resolution
- September 7-8, 2019 - Newport News
Facilitator Skills Training applicant requirements:
- Complete the Facilitator Training application, self-assessment and supplemental essay questions
- Proof of Virginia residency (for scholarship applicants only)
- Two references that can attest to your leadership and/or facilitation skills
Total cost for those who do not qualify for a scholarship or choose to self-pay is $400 which includes tuition and lunch.