Youth Peer Support Certification Train-the-Trainer

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Participants will receive a $75 training stipend for participating in the T4T training May 23-25th, and will be compensated $25/hour to facilitate two full training days at thier convenience from 8:30am-12:30pm between June 3-14th, 2024

Training Description

This 10 hour training will prepare Certified Youth Peer Support Specialists to co-facilitate the 40-hour Youth Peer Support Certification Training. During the train-the-trainer, YPSSs will lean in to sharing their personal experience practicing Youth Peer Support and will become familiar with the certification training curriculum materials and facilitation techniques.

8.75 Social Work CEU (also accepted by NM Counseling & Therapy Board)

Elizabeth Bennett, LMSW/MPH Center of Innovation for Behavioral Wellbeing 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate how to introduce oneself as a Youth Peer Support Specialist
  • Discuss best practices for effective training facilitation
  • Review Youth Peer Support Core Competencies
  • Review content and flow of NM YPS Certification Training curriculum
  • Practice Facilitation of YPS Certification Training Material

Required Materials

New Mexico CYPSS Field Guide 


This training brought to you through a partnership the Children Youth and Families Department, Behavioral Health Services.