Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification

Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer

Parent, Caregiver, Family member Peers play a critical role in the wellbeing of the families they serve.  The Peer-to-Peer relationship focuses on the relationship between the parents, caregivers, and/or family member’s support on behalf of the person in care.

An additional 40 hours of learning will be implemented for Medi-Cal Peers Support Specialist to specialize as Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer. Training will focus on the following competencies: 

  1. Professional Responsibilities
  2. Systems Knowledge and Navigation
  3. Resources and Natural Supports
  4. Wellness and Resiliency
  5. Effecting Change