Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR)
Train the Trainer
The Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Train-the-Trainer program is an opportunity for individuals to become an instructor of Skills for Psychological Recovery. SPR is an intervention that aims to help survivors gain skills to manage distress and cope with post-disaster stress and adversity. SPR is not considered a formal mental health treatment but does utilize skills-building components from mental health treatments that have been found helpful in a variety of post-trauma situations. SPR is appropriate for developmental levels across the lifespan and is culturally informed.
Please see below for expectations of participants.
Preferred Applicant Eligibility Criteria:
- Individuals who have a mental health background
- Individuals with previous disaster response experience (at least 50hrs)
- Individuals with previous experience as a trainer/instructor
- Individuals with previous training in SPR
Expectations of Participants:
- Fill out an application
- Complete various “pre-work” activities prior to attending the training
- Conduct at least 2 trainings on SPR within 6 months of completing the T4T training
- Participate in at least two follow-up calls with a mentor trainer
Once your application has been submitted, it will be evaluated and you will be notified if you've been accepted to participate in the training. Acceptance is not guaranteed so please do not make arrangements until you have been notified that you've been accepted.
This training provides 10 hours of Continuing Education Credits for the following licenses: Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Psychological Associate, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Peer Specialist, Supported Employment Specialist and Certified Family Partner. Upon successful completion of the training, you must complete an evaluation to receive any applicable certificates.