6th Annual Peer Specialist Conference
Join us in Philadelphia
on September 6-8, 2012
Conference registration $260 full conference | $150 single day
Preliminary Conference Program
We have a great line-up of presenters and workshops offered by leaders and innovators in the peer support movement. The National Conference attracts peer support specialists from around the world and offers a rare opportunity to network and learn about peer support from all corners of the globe.
In addition to the National Conference, three separate Pre-Conference Institutes will be held at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel on September 4 and 5, 2012 in the two days prior to the National Conference. See the listings at the end of this page for more on these exciting Pre-Conference events.
REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE
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The newly renovated Sheraton Society Hill Hotel was the site of the second annual National Peer Specialist conference and last year’s successful WRAP Around the World Conference. It is two blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.Don’t miss out.
Sheraton Hotel Reservation
Phone: (215) 238-6000
Toll-Free: (866) 716-8115
Fax: (215) 238-6652
IDEAS TO RAISE FUNDS
There are many ways to contribute to the Recovery Revolution, from the generous gift of a meal for the entire conference audience to donating a scholarship (or frequent flyer miles / hotel points) to someone who could not otherwise come.
EXHIBITORS AND VENDORS
Pre-Conference Events and Institutes
REGISTRATION for each institute IS SEPARATE FROM THE NATIONAL PEER SPECIALIST CONFERENCE. VISIT EACH ORGANIZATION’S WEBSITE (BELOW) TO LEARN MORE.
Tues., Sept. 4 and Wed., Sept. 5, 2012 (2-Day Event)
Wellness Solutions 1.0 – Uncensored Innovation
The Hope Concept Wellness Center
September 4-5, 2012 in the City of Freedom… Philadelphia, PA.
This pre-conference institute is an opportunity to learn from the leaders of innovation and change using peer services in the mental health arena, and raise awareness that individuals with psychiatric diagnoses can and do recover. We have invited our national and global friends to speak, present, panel and keynote on what matters today. The speakers are some of the best-known mental health advocates, educators, and authors in the country. We expect that the nationally and internationally known speakers will spark a dialogue that will have a wide-reaching impact in the national mental health arena.
“It’s about hope. Recovery. Meeting people where they are,” said Lena Caballero, founder and CEO, The Hope Concept Wellness Center.
Topics include: HOPE, recovery, community integration, permanent supportive and transitional housing models, peer supports, peer services, Certified Peer Specialist National Certification, medication optimization, education, outreach, financial sustainable funding for COSP’s, spirituality, multiculturalism, leadership, stigma and more…
2 Days, 2 Nights, 20+ Acclaimed Authors and Speakers. Alphabetically:
Moe Armstrong | Peter Ashenden | Dawn Baumann | Susan Bergeson | Lena Caballero-Phillips | Matthew Federici | Gareth Fenley | Daniel Fisher | Lisa Goodale | Steve Harrington | Lyn Legere | Robert D. Martin | Jim McCormick | Gina Nikkel | Joseph Rogers | Mark Salzer | Peggy Swarbrick | Laura Van Tosh | Robert Whitaker | Gitane Williams
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Tues., Sept. 4 and Wed., Sept. 5, 2012 (2-Day Training)
Special conference discount rate available!
($125.00 for this 2-Day training + online)
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity! We will be hosting online training combined with in-person sessions in conjunction with the National Peer Specialist conference. The way this training will work is you will complete the introduction and first 3 modules online (prior to coming to Philadelphia) and then attend the 2-day training in the two days prior to the conference, which allows you to finish the last 4 modules in an interactive classroom setting with peer specialists from across the country. Do not miss this unique opportunity to network and learn. This blended training is only offered on a limited basis.
For more, visit: http://www.recoveryopportunity.com
How can you lead when you lack power or authority? You CAN lead, regardless of your position in an organization. And your leadership can result in great changes.
Join us for this one-day peer leadership institute (9 AM – 4 PM) on Wednesday, Sept 5.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT for each institute IS SEPARATE FROM THE NATIONAL PEER SPECIALIST CONFERENCE. VISIT EACH ORGANIZATION’S WEBSITE (above) TO LEARN MORE.
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