​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We have started the Peer Support Specialist training classes, so sign up today! We want to support everyone staying safe and healthy! Please stay connected with us on Facebook.


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Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) Training: $125- 

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In addition to the 40-hr peer support specialist training, the state of North Carolina also requires you to successfully complete 20-hours of training in an area that will help the peer specialist understand the job and be successful with peers.​ Please be advised that you cannot enroll in a WRAP class that is happening at the same time as the 40 hour PSS training course.​​​​​​


For the convenience of our NC-H.O.P.E. registrants, we have partnered with A New Start While Empowering Recovery (A.N.S.W.E.R.), ​a Raleigh-based agency which provides Wellness Recovery Action Plan training which will help you prepare for NCCPSS Certification. ​Conducted by a facilitator from A.N.S.W.E.R., this 20-hour WRAP® training course is held every month in the North Raleigh area. ​Sign up now before classes fill up!  


2024 WRAP Training Dates

​​April 20th and 21st

May 4th and 5th

May 18th and 19th

June 1st and 2nd

June 15th and 16th


  

For the convenience of our NC-H.O.P.E. registrants, we have partnered with A New Start While Empowering Recovery (A.N.S.W.E.R.), ​a Raleigh-based agency which provides Wellness Recovery Action Plan training which will help you prepare for NCCPSS Certification. ​Conducted by a facilitator from A.N.S.W.E.R., this 20-hour WRAP® training course is held every month in the North Raleigh area. ​Sign up now before classes fill up! 


                        For more information, visit answernc.com or call Mr. Elliot Palmer at 919-670-7738​

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NCI+ Training: $100 ($75 for recertification)
In addition to the 40-hr peer support specialist training, NC HOPE offers the NCI+ (part A- Preventive & Part B-Defensive) training. This NCI+ course is designed for all people providing care to others and practiced techniques allow the staff being attacked to block attack attempts and move to a safer position.


2024 NCI+ Training Dates



CPR and First Aid Training: $100
NC HOPE offers the CPR and First Aid training to professionals looking to learn what your role as a provider is, this is covered in your first aid portion of the course. The CPR training, you’ll learn how to recognize an emergency, why it’s important to offer to help, how to move an injured person safely and effectively, and the importance of standard precautions and protective barriers. You’ll also learn how to conduct primary assessments on responsive and unresponsive individuals which will, in turn, help you determine the best form of treatment.    


2024 CPR and First Aid Training Dates
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​Progress Notes- $250 (Free for qualified CPSS for a limited time with a $10 refundable seat deposit)

​​A 6 hour training for CPSS to develop the skill and knowledge to write comprehensive progress notes. This training is available for free for a limited time but will require a $10 fully refundable seat fee to ensure attendance. You must be a CPSS to participate. Refunds will be given upon completion of the course. All classes are from 9am-12pm. Register today!


2024 Progress Notes Training Dates (9am-12pm each day)
Stay tuned more dates will be added soon!!​



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FREE CLASSES (For a limited time)

FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY 


Whole Person Care- A CPSS Enhancement Training: 12 hours/ 2 Days (Dates Vary)
NC-HOPE’s CHW modified training program seeks to provide an expansion of CPSS’ knowledge base and skills gained in the CPSS training to better address chronic illness utilizing an integrated whole person approach. This 12-hour training will enhance their understanding skills and abilities as it pertains to the following core competency areas; Capacity Building, Advocacy and Outreach and Education. The primary goal for this program is to enhance the experience for the CPSS who want to increase their capacity in their ability to help their clients manage chronic health conditions and navigate the social determinants of health to ensure better health outcomes. Additionally, at the end of this training program, CPSS will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate strategies to effectively support peers in understanding their chronic health condition and treatment options.
  2. Implement communication skills building techniques to promote peer’s self-efficacy in developing and maintaining patient/provider relationships.
  3. Educate peers about chronic conditions and treatment options translate and promote patient understanding.
  4. Assist peers with maintaining their commitment to treatment plans for best health outcomes.
  5. Demonstrate competency in the areas of advocacy, outreach, and education.
  6. Identify and address the peer’s social determinants of health.
  7. Understand best practices for whole person, integrated treatment model approach.
  8. Understand the value of establishing and maintaining community relationships


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Fundamentals of Telehealth- 5 hours/1 Day (Dates Vary)
NC-HOPE offers a 4-hour telehealth training designed specifically for Peer Support Specialists. The training covers topics, including the latest scientific developments on telehealth guidelines, and emerging best practices for supporting peers through remote and telehealth technologies. This training will cover some of the following topics:

  1. Data Security/ Confidentiality
  2. HIPPA Compliant Platforms
  3. Digital Learning and Literacy (defining terms)
  4. Body Language
  5. Identifying & Managing Resistance
  6. Building & Maintaining Rapport
  7. Crisis Response
  8. Time Management & Session Organization
  9. Physical Environment
  10. Proper Equipment
  11. Ethical, Legal, & Regulatory Issues


   






















WRAP 20-hour training - $125 

​​Pay Online or by Mail 


After you register, you will receive an acceptance email with instructions to pay. You can pay online or by mail. All checks should be made payable to: VOICE Therapeutic Solutions and received one week before your training starts. 


Please Note: We do not offer refunds, only placements in a future training class of equal value.  

Register Online Below

​​​Let NC-H.O.P.E. prepare you to become

a certified peer support specialist! 


  • Do you want to help people? 
  • Would you like a rewarding career? 
  • Can you inspire others with your life experiences? 
  • Do you need PSS training to apply for NCCPSS Certification?

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NCI+ and First Aid Training 

Do you Need Additional Training?

Please note: In order to be certified by the state of North Carolina, you are also required to complete an additional 20-hrs of training in a related field. Learn more now.