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:

  1. Complete the Facilitator Training application, self-assessment and supplemental essay questions
  2. Proof of Virginia residency (for scholarship applicants only)
  3. Two references that can attest to your leadership and/or facilitation skills

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Total cost for those who do not qualify for a scholarship or choose to self-pay is $400 which includes tuition and lunch.