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Sharing Your Wellness Recovery Story, Storytelling Training (virtual)

Dates: Tuesday, 11/9 and Wednesday, 11/10 Time: 11:30pm-2:30pm EST (each session) Description: This course is about stories - sharing stories to inspire, inform and motivate others toward hope and action. Your life journey is a gift and how you share that gift through story can make a difference. Although this training primarily focuses on learning […]

Statewide Virtual Intentional Peer Support Core Training (As of 1.20.22 No Spots Available)

Wednesdays and Thursdays for ten half days : 2/2, 2/3, 2/9, 2/10, 2/16, 2/17, 2/23, 2/24, 3/2, and 3/3, 12:30pm – 4:30pm EST each day. This Training is full.  Description: From the IPS Website “Intentional Peer Support is a way of thinking about and inviting transformative relationships. Practitioners learn to use relationships to see things from new angles, […]

Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Overview Training (virtual)

Dates: March 15th and 22nd Time: 12:30pm - 4:30pm EST Description: The IPS Overview Training will provide an 8 hour introduction to the innovative IPS framework based on Shery Mead’s book, Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach. The IPS Overview Training is for anyone interested in learning more about the IPS approach, which has been widely used […]

Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Peer Statewide Co-Reflections

Description: This virtual co-reflection is a space for people to come together to reflect on the development of peer support relationships. This co-reflection space is for BIPOC individuals that identify as peers & or work in mental health & human services in Vermont. When: First and third Wednesday of each month at 3:00pm EST To […]

Vermont Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Online Co-Reflections

First and Third Tuesdays of every month 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST IPS is a way of thinking about and being in purposeful relationships. Co-reflection is a process that we can use to help each other reflect on our practice (how we’re doing what we say we want to be doing). Statewide IPS online co-reflections are facilitated through Zoom. […]

Soteria: The Power of Human Connection

Learning from Pathways Vermont's Soteria House Register Here!   Soteria is a residential home-like environment for supporting people experiencing extreme states / psychosis. In this workshop, we’ll cover the history of Soteria and its place in the larger history of mental health reform movements dating back to the 1950s. We will discuss modern updates to the original Soteria and how we have […]


Conversations About Suicide

Register here:  Tuesday March 14th and Thursday March 16th, 12:00-4:00pm ET In this participatory virtual workshop, we'll explore ways to practice empathy and prioritize autonomy when engaging in conversations about suicide. We’ll spend time unpacking suicide as a language of pain, then consider ways to support folks who are thinking about dying. Through sharing […]

Mad Movement Histories

DATES: April 4th and 6th, 1230pm-430pm each day *This is a two-day event To register, click here! DESCRIPTION: Come explore mad* movement histories through themes of resistance to oppression and building alternative supports, as well as through the lenses of racial, disability, economic, and gender justice. We will look at and discuss some primary sources and there will be […]

Harm Reduction Approach to Psych Drugs

DESCRIPTION: As peer support workers, we are sometimes discouraged from having conversations about psych drugs and are encouraged to leave it to the medical professionals. While we cannot give medical advice or replace the role of doctors, we can offer supportive conversations that explore others’—and our own—relationship to psych drugs. We might also be in […]

Disrupting the Institutional Circuit: Partnering with the Department of Corrections to End Homelessness Learning from Pathways Vermont’s partnership with the Vermont DOC

An Interactive Online Workshop In this workshop, we’ll talk about how we utilize Housing First values to build a synergetic partnership with the Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC), a practice we think can be replicated. Through this ever evolving partnership, we support people leaving incarceration to re-acclimate to independent living and reintegrate into their communities, […]