Agency Biography

Worker Education & Resource Center (WERC) is a nonprofit organization that aims to support workers experiencing barriers to employment in connecting to and retaining good, stable, and permanent jobs and improving quality of life. WERC’s training programs take a holistic approach to learning and instruction that includes academic learning, life skills, and confidence-building integrated into a contextualized curriculum. WERC is a recognized provider of quality training for people with lived experience in mental health and substance use for roles as Community Health Workers, Case Managers, and Residential Aides.

WERC offers training for Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification (80 hours) and Peer Services in Crisis Care Specialization (40 hours). You will have the opportunity to complete the Peer Support Specialist Core Competency training at your own pace, work one-on-one with one of our facilitators, and to attend monthly live virtual sessions.

Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Schedule

Training Method(s): Asynchronous

Training Modality: Individual

Training Length: 80 hours (self-paced)

Training Hours: Content always available on-demand

Registration Capacity: 100 students

To Register for Classes or for More Information:

Contact Information:
Jackie Fierro
[email protected]
Phone: (213) 639-2220