NAMI Multnomah, in partnership with Multnomah County, offers a Peer Support Specialist (PSS) Training four times per year. This training is an Oregon Health Authority (OHA) approved training for adults in Mental Health recovery. Our course is entitled Cultivating a New Life through Community Connections, facilitated and led by Fumiyo Nishimoto, MSW, LCSW, who developed this training curriculum.
Individuals who complete the 50 hour training are eligible to receive certificates under the Oregon Health Authority under the Traditional Health Worker (THW) program as Peer Support Specialists (PSS) for adult mental health. Find the OHA’s Traditional Health Worker FAQ here.