Seven Counties Training Institute
For community mental health professionals, the Seven Counties Services Training Institute offers a variety of learning opportunities for professional development through classroom trainings and workshops.
We submit many of our courses to Kentucky licensing boards for Continuing Education hours.
We also offer state-approved certifications for Targeted Case Management, Community Support Associates, and Peer Support Specialists.
For general questions about our offerings, please contact the Seven Counties Training Institute at PGuerrero@sevencounties.org
The Peer Support Specialist Certification is 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 certification has an application process. For more information, please contact Heather Marcus, Peer Support Coordinator, at HMarcus@sevencounties.org.
This 8-day certification program combines the requirements for Peer Support Specialists with the Family Leadership Academy. It includes 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 and a written exam. • Cost: $350 per participant ($200 Scholarships are available for individuals without 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
Family PSS – 908 KAR 2:230
Youth PSS – 908 KAR 2:240