Family Support Partner Training

A Family Support Partner is a parent or adult caregiver who through live experience and specialized training, has acquired an understanding of another parent’s situation via the shared emotional and psychological challenges of raising a child living with a behavioral health diagnosis. Through this  lived experience and training family support partners can guide and support families struggling with a child with a behavioral health diagnosis to increase family wellness.

Family Support Partner Qualification

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Have at least one year of lived experience as a parent or an adult caregiver raising a child or has raised a child who live with a behavioral health diagnosis (mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder) and has successfully navigated the systems of care.
  3. Have a high school diploma or GED

 

2017 Trainings

Coeur D’ Alene October 16th – 20th

Location to be Determined

Applications due by September 11th, 2017

 

If you are interested in participating in any of these trainings. Please CLICK HERE, fill out the application and submit that along with two letters of reference and a short essay describing your challenges, triumphs, problem solving methods, personal support system and strategies for living with stressors to Danielle Grant, LSW, CPS, CFSP via email at Daniellem@idahobehavior.com or via fax at 208-505-8505.

 

Coming soon! CEU’s for Peer Support Specialist and Family Support Partners.