5K Flight! Sunday October 1st
This year’s 5K Flight Peer Run/Walk for Mental Health Recovery Wellness will be held
Sunday, October 1 @ Jamaica Pond
Thanks to everyone who came to the Volunteer Kickoff party!
It’s not too late to volunteer – contact Tracy at [email protected] or 617-442-4111
5K Flight page for registration options, sponsorship info and 2016 photos
Presentations by The TC at Alternatives!
Friday 18th – Monday 21st
Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza at Arlington St., Boston
Friday Welcoming Keynote 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Grand Ballroom)
Creating Trauma-Informed Healing Communities, keynote address by Brenda Vezina, Director of the Central MA Recovery Learning Community Link to keynotes
PDF to SAMHSA’s Spotlight on the Central MA RLC as a “Resilient and Trauma-Informed Community”. Link to all six featured communities here.
Saturday Workshop 10:00am – 11:30am (Georgian Room)
Promoting Access and Inclusion in Peer Leadership with Deborah Delman, The TC’s Executive Director, presenting with Zobeida Medero, Clara Carr, La Verne Saunders, Nan Donald
Saturday Workshop 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Clarendon Room)
Culturally Sensitive Trauma-Informe Awareness with Thomas Brown, The TC Board Member
Saturday Caucus 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Boylston Room)
Latinos en Acción: Un caucus para personas que identifican como latinos o hispanos led by Jacqueline Martinez, The TC’s Board President
(Latinos In Action: A caucus for people who identify as Latino or Hispanic)
Saturday Caucus 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Exeter Room)
Ally with Deaf and Hard of Hearing with Marnie Fougere, Deaf Recovery Project Coordinator and Minh Vo, CMRLC member
Event Calendar for registration and more info
Peer Worker Jobs statewide listing
New openings in all regions of the state
Open House & 5K Flight Volunteer Kickoff!
You are invited to our Open House and 5K Kickoff Party. Learn more about The Transformation Center and consider volunteering at the 5K Flight Run/Walk event on October 1st.
Come and enjoy food, drinks, information about The TC and an orientation for 5K volunteers. Be part of the movement to help others with their wellness.
Brenda Vezina Keynote speaker @ Alternatives
Alternatives 2017, a national peer-run conference, announces Brenda Vezina, Director of the Central MA Recovery Learning Community, as a keynote speaker. Link to keynotes
On August 18, Friday, Brenda will speak about Creating Trauma-Informed Healing Communities, an initiative recognized by SAMHSA.
PDF or website link to SAMHSA’s Spotlight on the Central MA RLC as a “Resilient and Trauma-Informed Community”. Link to all six communities here.
The 2017 Alternatives Conference is being held in Boston at the Boston Park Plaza August 18 – 21
Event Calendar for details and registration
Thur 27th Webinar with Marnie Fougere
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Project Coordinator at The Transformation Center, Marnie Fougere, is a featured presenter for SAMHSA’s Webinar
Increasing the Accessibility of Recovery Supports for Persons with Disabilities
Register and join the free online event
Thursday, July 27, 2:00-3:00
Ongoing & Continuing Education Surveys still open
we invite you to contribute to our database by completing an online survey:
For CPS’s about Continuing Education Units:
For all about Ongoing Education for Peer Support:
Our June 21st Certified Peer Specialist and Peer Support Worker Summit “Creating the Path for Continuing Education Units and Ongoing Education” generated a tremendous amount of feedback and data that we are sorting out. Look for a report of what we learned in a future “News” item…
CPS Interview request DEADLINE Friday July 21st
by Friday July 21st to request an interview. This is the first step in applying for the FALL Certified Peer Specialist class in Worcester.
Go to the CPS page for more about the training and application
Summit Welcome by Devin Donohoe
Devin Donohoe is a CPS, member of The Transformation Center’s board of directors and peer support program manager at Clinical and Support Options.
At the closing circle of our Certified Peer Specialist and Peer Support Worker Summit held June 21st, someone asked for a copy of Devin’s welcoming words and the room broke into cheers!
Download entire speech and a taste:
In a few moments, we will begin conversations regarding the future of our profession. There will be varying opinions, some of which we agree with, some of which we may not agree with… To bring about significant change, we must continue to unify.
5K Flight October 1, 2017
The annual 5K Flight Peer Run/Walk for Mental Health Recovery & Wellness will be held Sunday, October 1 @ Jamaica Pond
2017 Kick-off Party invitation coming soon
5K Flight page for 2016 photos, donations and more…
The Transformation Center is Hiring
To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to Justin Brown, The Transformation Center Director of Programs at [email protected].
We are also accepting applications for a Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training Program Director on-link listing (link)
Find peer worker job openings across the state and region at Peer Worker Jobs (link)