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CPS Class in Springfield

We are no longer schedule interviews for Summer 2018 CPS class

July 8 deadline to request an interview

Please email to schedule an interview for 2018 Summer Class:  August in Springfield, MA

If “Mail” window does not appear on your screen, copy and paste email address into your email program.  
“Contact Us” form on website pages and “info@t-c” email do not go directly to CPS staff.  Please use for the fastest response. 

Application and Dates at Certified Peer Specialist Training

• Age is 18 or over
• A high school diploma or a GED or HiSET certificate
• History of psychiatric diagnosis, or experience with emotional distress or trauma resulting in significant life disruption
• Willingness to share recovery story

CPS & Peer Support Worker Education Forum II

Waitlist for June 19 Forum

Keeping Up with New Knowledge in Peer Support and Recovery Forum II


Massachusetts CPSs and peer support workers coming together to ensure the integrity of peer support ongoing and continuing education

Please register for our WAITLIST if you are interested in attending this event.

Anyone on the waiting list will be invited to our Summer Forum, look for more information at the end of June.

Edwards House Meeting Retreat Center, Framingham, MA
Tuesday, June 19
Forum 10:00am – 3:00pm (registration & refreshments 9:00am)

Location is wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreters and CART are CONFIRMED

More at Community Voice 

Monday, May 21st – Peer Workforce & Integrated Health Care

Deborah Delman joins panel May 21st

The Peer Workforce and Integrated Health Care

This DMH Metro Boston Area “May is Mental Health Month” event features an afternoon panel of those who have devoted themselves to the success of the Massachusetts peer workforce, including The Transformation Center’s Executive Director, Deborah Delman.

A morning panel features administrators, including Stephanie Brown from MassHealth.

Flyer and Registration (register by May 11)

Registration still open! May 8 CVG in South Hadley

Tuesday, May 8

Join us for the 2018 Community Voice Gathering in Western MA!
South Hadley Public Library
2 Canal Street

9:30 Registration, 10:00-3:00 Gathering, lunch provided


Registration (this is an interactive gathering, space limited to the first 45 who register)

Enjoy and strengthen the peer support during Mental Health Month

More about The Transformation Center’s Community Voice Initiative

“Complimentary Practices for Wellness” Panel April 25th

“Integrating Mindfulness and Medicine: Complementary Practices for Wellness”

Valeria Chambers, Community Voice Policy & Research Coordinator, will share her experience of using complementary paths to wellness as part of the panel at MBHP’s Recovery Forum

April 25 at the Best Western Hotel, Marlborough

Registration is REQUIRED

Details on the Flyer and statewide calendar of Events

MassPRA Honors Marnie Fougere

Congratulations Marnie!

The Massachusetts Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (MassPRA) has chosen Marnie Fougere, Deaf Recovery Project Coordinator at The TC, to receive the 2018 Isaiah Uliss Advocacy Award.

This award honors Marnie’s lifetime work in the Deaf community on behalf of those who also have a mental health conditions.

The ceremony is being held at MassPRA’s annual meeting April 9, registration is closed.

About MassPRA and their annual conference in October (link)