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Agency Biography

Parents Anonymous® Inc. is a peer-driven organization delivering Evidence-Based Programs since 1969. Our courageous and tenacious founder, Jolly K, through her substance use and mental health recovery journey, in shared leadership® with a social worker, Leonard Lieber, created a national mutual support organization of parents committed to enhancing their well-being while building on the strengths of their children, family, and communities. Through direct services, advocacy and research, Parents Anonymous® Parents, Children & Youth Peer Leaders have worked to improve services and policies that achieve equity, diversity and mutual respect for all families nationwide. We value and understand the tremendous benefit of peer lived expertise to provide Evidence-Based Supportive Services to diverse families. We are committed to a dynamic and unique Peer Certification Training that ensures mutual respect, social justice, inclusion and values the importance of lived expertise. Parents Anonymous® also is funded to provide job placement for those who qualify; expanding the workforce and creating access to diverse individuals statewide.

Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Schedule:

Training Method: Online and Custom (Organizations with a minimum of 15 participants may request a custom session date which can be in-person, online, or hybrid of classes in-person and online.)

Training Modality: Cohort Style

Training Length and Hours: Varies

Fast Track: 2 Weeks, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, No Weekends

After Work: 8 Weeks, Monday – Friday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, No Weekends (Coming 2023)

Saturday: 10 Weeks, Saturday, 8:30am – 5:00pm (Coming 2023)

Registration Capacity: Minimum 10, Maximum 20

2022 Registration Dates: Open until class reaches capacity

Class Start Dates:

Custom: Gente Organizada, Pomona CA (This is a Hybrid class with 8 in-person days and 2 online days. Contact us to see if there are available spaces.)

Fast Track: November 28, 2022 (Open)

To Register for Classes: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdL3j-N3vnQ6ailEZsPRG170jYY_2P79Vs7nb3MRmrsFVpTEg/viewform

For More Information: https://www.raisingfuture.org/program/california-medi-cal-peer-support-specialist-certification-training/

Contact Information:
Dexter Robinson
909-616-7909
[email protected]
(Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm)