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Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters (PS4PS) Thursday July 11 noon

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You only need to register once for this monthly webinar series with your correct email. If you have already registered you will receive a reminder email each month with your unique link to join
Join or Register for CAMHPRO’s Monthly Peer Webinar Thursday July 11, 2019; 12 noon
This Month: Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters–PS4PS
Co-facilitator:
  • Brian K. Hollander
  • Program Manager, Independent Living Resource Center, Inc., Santa Barbara, Ventura & San Luis Obispo Counties See Bio
About CAMHPRO’s Monthly Peer Webinars:
CAMHPRO’s monthly Peer Webs are a quarterly rotation of a Spotlight with a Guest Presenter of Model Peer Support Practices, Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters (PS4PS) with a Guest Co-Facilitator, and Updates on CA Peer Specialist Standardization.
THANKS TO THE CO-FACILITATOR VOLUNTEERS!
Schedule:
  • Aug, Nov, Feb, May:
    • Peer Model Spotlight—Next August 8
    • Topic to be determined on July 11
    • Co-facilitator Needed
  • Sep, Dec, Mar, June:
    • State Peer Standardization–Next September 12
    • Co-facilitator: Linda Ketterer, NAMI San Diego
  • Oct, Jan, April, July:
    • Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters (PS4PS)–Next October 10
    • Co-facilitator: Sarah Bonderer, Sunrays of Hope, Modoc County

SB 10 passed 15 – 0 out of the Assembly Health Committee

VOTE: 15-0

Dear supporters,

Thank you so much for your amazing show of support today for peer certification. The testimony from moved us all, and each one of you made a difference by showing up. The next step is Assembly Appropriations Committee!

I will let you know as soon as we have a date. Thank you for all you do!

Carrie Holmes
Legislative Director
Senator Jim Beall
(916) 651-4015
Carrie.Holmes@sen.ca.gov

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Peer Action League of California (PAL) New Website Page with Details and Applications ~ Join Us ~

Peer Action League of California (PAL) The California Association of Mental Health Peer Run Organizations (CAMHPRO) is proud to create the Peer Action League of California (PAL). PAL will be advisory to and the action arm of CAMHPRO. PAL is supported by the Statewide Consumer Network Grant under the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSAthat spans from April 1, 2019 to March 30, 2022.

Intro to PAL  A 23 page PDF/Power Point that was
originally shared in a CAMHPRO webinar
June 26, 2019

VISIT OUR NEW PAL PAGE and JOIN US TODAY

SB10 Peer Certification Assembly Health Committee 1:30 room 4202

July 2 at 1:30 pm
1315 10th St
Room 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

THIRD READING HISTORY
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE:
Office of Senate Floor Analyses (916) 651-1520
Fax: (916) 327-4478

Bill No: SB 10
Author: Beall (D), et al.
Amended: 5/17/19
Vote: 21

SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE: 9-0, 3/27/19 AYES: Pan, Stone, Durazo, Grove, Hurtado, Leyva, Mitchell, Monning, Rubio

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE: 6-0, 5/16/19 AYES: Portantino, Bates, Bradford, Hill, Jones, Wieckowski

SUBJECT: Mental health services: peer support specialist certification

SOURCE: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors  ~ Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission ~ Steinberg Institute

Message from Senator Beall’s Office

Dear supporters,

Thank you so much for your patience- we have a new Assembly Health committee date for SB 10- Tuesday July 2 at 1:30 pm in room 4202. We will be up first. Please come and show your support- this will be our last policy committee hearing and we want it to be big!

Thank you to all who have sent letters!

CAMHPRO Seeks Talented, Diverse Peers for Part-Time Positions

CAMHPRO Seeks Talented, Diverse Peers for
Part-Time Positions
#1 Qualification: To be a person with personal lived experience of behavioral health (mental health &/or substance use/abuse) challenges in recovery.
The positions are very part-time, at 5 hours per week, and are independent contractor positions, paying $20/hour.
Cover letters and resumes accepted by:
Director of Training & Employment, Karin Lettau, at klettau7@gmail.com or
Executive Director, Sally Zinman, atsallyzinman@gmail.com
Deadline: July 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
If you are interested in applying, please review the Job Descriptions and Qualification by clicking on the Job Title below

The Peer Action League (PAL) of CA scheduled webinars

Building Our Peer Action League
Connect & Network
Build Capacity
Reach & Reflect Diversity
Together Take Action As Change Agents





SB 10 Assembly Health Committee Hearing
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:30 PM (1st on Agenda)
WOOD, Chair
State Capitol, Room 4202
Committees: Health



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PAL Member (PALM) Action Committees
More PAL Action Committees are Coming Up!
If you chose specific PAL Action Committee(s) you have been added to that list or lists. If you didn’t choose a committee you may attend any/all of the committees to decide which suits you best.
Below are the gotomeeting links for each meeting, the meeting days and times and the tentative member lists. No need to register. Just click the link to join on the day and time.
Some meeting times have changed!



PAL Cultural Racial Ethnic Equity Action Committee
June 26th, 1- 2:30 PM (New date!)
Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 834-475-101
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:



PAL Public Policy Action Committee
June 26th, 4 – 5:30 PM (New Date!)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone. +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 182-130-069
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:



PAL Peer Workforce Action Committee
July 2, 12:00-1:30 PM
Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone. +1 (786) 535-3211
Access Code: 843-097-173
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

SB10 Peer Certification Assembly Health Committee July 2, 1:30

Message from Senator Beall’s Office

Dear supporters,

Thank you so much for your patience- we have a new Assembly Health committee date for SB 10- Tuesday July 2 at 1:30 pm in room 4202. We will be up first. Please come and show your support- this will be our last policy committee hearing and we want it to be big!

Thank you to all who have sent letters- if you haven’t yet, please take a moment to personalize the attached template, or update your current letter and upload through the Advocate Portal before Tuesday, June 25