Gaudenzia Peer Leadership Program
This is a twelve month intensive training program, designed to prepare its participants with the knowledge, skills and resources to become entry level House Managers for Gaudenzia. Participants are requires to attend training three days a week, for eighteen weeks, and complete a six week internship at an assigned Gaudenzia program. Upon successful completion of the Peer Leadership Program, participants will be eligible to sit for the Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) examination, and will meet the requirements to enter the six month, on-the-job, House Manager training program. The long term goal is to provide successful participants entry level positions, with a job path for future advancement.
As the program evolves, Gaudenzia staff will continually monitor the program to ensure the responsiveness to the focus of the agency's needs and the maintenance of high level training and education considerations. The Peer Leadership Program will ensure that there will be a continually evolving workforce that meets the ever changing demands of the fields of substance use, mental health, and criminal justice services.