The Training Institute believes that training and staff development strengthens skills and improves quality of care. By improving quality of care, the Training Institute advances Centerstone Kentucky’s goal of empowering clients to realize their potential.
For Centerstone Kentucky’s staff, the Training Institute offers a variety of learning opportunities and professional development through instructor-led classroom training, workshops and online training. Centerstone Kentucky’s staff can refer to the full list of learning opportunities through the CKY Relias portal. Class details include approval to earn CEs for free!
For other community mental health professionals, the Training Institute offers learning opportunities for individuals and organizations. Classes which earn CEs have associated fees. Clicking on a training title will redirect to EventBrite for more information and for registration.
For more information or general questions, contact the Centerstone Kentucky Training Institute at CKY-Training@Centerstone.org
Business hours for the Training Institute are M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- October 31 and November 2
- August 9
- November 29
- August 24
- November 19
- August 29
- November 9
- August 10
- November 28
- November 8
- October 10 and 12
- October 24, 2018
- September 12
- December 19
- August 22
- August 15
- November 7
- September 12
- November 30, 2018
- October 10
- Part 1: Oct. 11, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Part 2: Oct. 25, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
- Part 3: Nov. 1, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
- Part 4: Nov. 8, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
- October 18 1:00-4:00pm
- September 19
- November 14, 2018
Peer Support Specialist Certification
This training does not link to EventBrite because there is an application process. 2018 Dates: July 23 – August 1 or September 24 – October 3
Centerstone KY is offering the Peer Support Certification program for those who desire to serve as a peer support specialist for adults or youth with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders or their family members.
This 8-day certification program combines the requirements for Adult, Family, and Youth Peer Support Specialists, including the Family Leadership Academy, with group instruction and breakout sessions specific to the needs of Adult, Family, and Youth Peer Support Specialists. To earn PSS Certification: Attend all 8 days of Certification class IN FULL, Pass an oral exam, and Pass a written exam. Cost: $350 per participant ($200 Scholarships are available for individuals (not with an employer providing human services))
The certification course will meet the requirements of the following Kentucky Administrative Regulations
- Adult PSS – 908 KAR 2:220 http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/kar/908/002/220.htm
- Family PSS – 908 KAR 2:230 http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/908/002/230.htm
- Youth PSS – 908 KAR 2:240 http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/908/002/240.htm
For an application, Contact Joy Varney, Peer Support Coordinator at Joy.Varney@centerstone.org 502-220-8498