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Welcome to our website with new functions and layout to help you find, use and share information more easily.   Hover over the green menu on top of every page for drop-down options.  Change “view” on your computer to adjust the size of photos and text.   Feedback from contact page is appreciated, enjoy!

Professional Workforce Development Guidelines

Transcom-MA-Transformation-Committee“MA Peer Professional Workforce Development Guidelines” at Transcom

Featuring a 2 page introduction to who the mental health and substance use peer workforce includes, what makes peer worker unique and the importance of mutually, ethics and supervision.

Includes charts outlining stages of development and training for the workforce in Massachusetts.

2015 Annual Celebration a Success!

Wild geese Bonnie AckerThanks to everyone for your commitment and passion every day at the grassroots and at our celebration June 4, 2015.

Special appreciation to keynote speaker Congressman Barney Frank and to our award winners:

  • Ally Award to State Representative Ruth Balser
  • Ox Award to Marina Colonas
  • Inspirational Journey Awards to Robert Ortiz, Caroline White and Zoebeida Madrero.

Deaf CPSS Deadline Extended

ASL logoApril 15 new deadline to apply for the Deaf Certified Peer Support Specialist training Application PDF and Word

Information about the training May 4-9, 2015 on ASL Vlog

SAVE-the-DATE flyer

The Deaf CPSS Training is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf blind who have had a mental health diagnosis or serious emotional suffering or crisis that has disrupted their life.  A CPSS student has figured out how to care for themselves and uses resources and supports to have a good life.  The training teaches people how to use that experience to support others who are struggling.