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Virtual: Domestic Violence 101
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Virtual: Domestic Violence 101


with Lesley Hersey

Calendar Next session starts Dec 4, 2023 at 10 am

Join us for an introductory Domestic Violence training. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Establish a Definition of Domestic Violence
  • better understand the victim
  • better understand the batterer
  • Determine who is the batterer
  • Provide resources

For more information, contact us at or via phone at (904)900-1075 option 3. 


Please note you will receive the Zoom link via email at least 48hrs prior to the training date. 

Wraparound 101


with Samantha Lawson Davis

Calendar Next session starts Dec 12, 2023 at 9:30 am

**A note on pricing: Please be advised when registering that this course is only free for Lutheran Services Florida Health Systems contracted providers and is $250 for non-contracted organizations. We are unable to list both prices above.**

High Fidelity Wraparound is an evidence-informed practice we use to operationalize System of Care values, typically when providing case management to youth and families. Wraparound is a three day training that will help provide additional tools to implement a team-based, highly individualized planning process to assist youth in reaching their goals. This 101 training is specially designed for case managers, supervisors, and others who plan to move forward with becoming certified in Wraparound. Training cost includes additional hours for remote technical assistance and coaching in order to achieve certification. Agency teams are encouraged to attend. 

The training curriculum is AHCA approved for 24 hours of the case management. Participants will receive one copy of the facilitator manual, CEU's (if purchased). 

After registering for the course via Coursestorm, please visit the Zoom link below to register for a link:

(Note: If you receive an error message with the link above please attempt to copy and paste the URL address to resolve the issue.) 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Full Course

Peer Workforce Development ECHO

Calendar Next session starts Dec 12, 2023 at 10 am
11 additional sessions through May 14, 2024

The Peer Workforce Development ECHO Clinic provides professional development for Certified Recovery Peer Specialists (CRPS) new to the field. Although training and certification processes vary by state and organization, SAMHSA’s Core Competencies for Peer Workers in Behavioral Health (2015) “identifies the critical knowledge, skills and abilities needed by anyone who provides peer support services to people with or in recovery from a mental health or substance use condition.” To support and expand upon core competencies, the Peer Workforce Development ECHO offers a bi-monthly, 1.5 hour long ECHO session with an inter-professional team of behavioral health and peer recovery specialists focused on enhancing the skills and abilities of peer specialists to assist peers in the recovery process and connect with other peer specialists new to field work. This clinic includes an opportunity to engage in expert-led didactic presentations, present cases, receive real-time case consultation and recommendations from specialists, and become part of a safe, collaborative learning community of practice. 

QPR Gatekeeper Training


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 13, 2023 at 10 am

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying "Yes" to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.

Learning Objectives: 

•Discuss brief history of suicide prevention, prevalence and risk factors  •Describe Gatekeeper role 
•Attitudes Toward Suicide​ 
•Warning Signs of Suicide​
•Ways Ask the Suicide Question​ 
•How to Persuade Someone to Stay Alive​
•Techniques for Referring Individuals to Get Help


Who should attend?

Community Workers
Case Managers
Behavioral Health Professionals
Hospitality and Service Industry Workers

You will receive a Zoom link at least 48-hours prior to the training.


For questions please contact us at or via phone at (904)900-1075 option 3. 

Community Peer Training Series (WRAP and Choices)- Hybrid - Series 3


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next session starts Dec 14, 2023 at 9 am
1 additional session on Dec 20, 2023

* Required materials for the Choices training will be mailed to the address provided during the registration process. The shipment will come through Amazon. Please ensure that you enter accurate address details in order to receive the materials.*

The Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) designation is an entry-level credential for persons who use their professional preparation in combination with their lived experience to help others achieve and maintain recovery from substance use and/or mental health conditions.  This is a five (5) -day training for a total of 30- hours providing practical and experiential training on how to work as a peer specialist. There are three different endorsements of lived experience that certified professionals can add to the credential: 

  • CRPS-A: Applicant attests to lived experience as an adult who has been in recovery for a minimum of 2 years from a substance use or mental health condition.
  • CRPS-F: Applicant attests to lived experience as a family member or caregiver to another individual who has or is in recovery from a substance use or mental health condition.
  • CRPS-V: Applicant attests to lived experience as a veteran of the armed forces who has been in recovery for a minimum of 2 years from a substance use or mental health condition.

This training satisfies the requirements for Florida Certification Board. Participant must attend all 5 days of the training in order to receive their certificate. 

Goals and Objectives: 

  • Understanding the basics of addiction and the brain
  • Understanding common behaviors of addiction and mental health issues
  • Utilize SMART goals 
  • Recognize the importance of self-care 
  • Practice basic motivational interviewing strategies
  • Understand the role of a recovery peer specialist 
  • Idenitfy harm reduction 
  • Evaluate stages of change and stages of recovery 
  • Understanding the development of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Who should attend?

Peer recovery specialists, community workers, family advocates and any individuals working with the behavioral health population. 

This series will satisfy the 40 hour training requirement for CRPS certification in the state of Florida. 


Session Dates:

WRAP training dates [IN PERSON TRAINING: Jacksonville, FL]:

  • Day 1: December 14th 2023, 9am-4:30pm
  • Day 2: December 15th, 2023 9am-4:30pm

Choices Training Dates:

  • Day 1: December 20th 2023 9am-4:30pm
  • Day 2: December 21st 2023 9am-4:30pm
  • Day 3: December 28th 2023 9am-4:30pm
  • Day 4: December 29th 2023 9am-4:30pm
  • Day 5: January 4th 2024 9am-4:30pm

 Please note:

*The Zoom link will be sent out at minimum 48 hours prior to the start of the class.*

Location for in-person WRAP training:


9428 Baymeadows Rd Suite 320, Jacksonville, FL 32256 (3rd floor of Baywood Center Building)


*Fill out both the registration below and this CRPS Application in order to receive admission into the training. *

If you need assistance with registration or have questions reqarding these trainings please email and we will gladly assist you. 


Please note the Peer Training Community Series is not the OIFSP Peer Training Program also offered through LSF. Due to the OIFSP Peer Training Program being at full capacity, we have opened the Peer Training Community Series to help peers meet the minimum requirements for state certification. Those registered for the PTCS do not qualify for the stipends associated with the OIFSP Peer Training Program.

Wraparound Case Management Series


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 19, 2023 at 10 am

Welcome to LSF's Health System's Behavioral Health ECHO Initiative focusing on High Fidelity Wraparound Case Management. This program is funded by LSF Health Systems and the Department of Children and Family Services. ECHO is a tele-mentoring program that uses videoconferencing technology to combine brief expert presentations with interactive and practical case presentations from participants. This clinic includes an opportunity to engage in expert-led didactic presentations, present cases, receive real-time case consultation and recommendations from specialists, and become part of a safe, collaborative learning community of practice.

This 8 session ECHO series will build the skills and knowledge of participants by covering topics such as:

  1. What is Wraparound ECHO
  2. Building Natural Supports with Families and Communities
  3. System Partnerships and Collaboration of Wraparound
  4. Supporting Families to Guide the Process
  5. Financing Wraparound in Florida
  6. How to Remain Strengths Based in a Deficit World
  7. Behavioral Health Equity in Service Delivery
  8. Overcoming Challenges with Fidelity to the Wraparound Model

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility
  • Share and learn with other facilities and a multidisciplinary team of specialists
  • Open access to all references and resources

Sessions will occur the third Tuesday of each month from 10am - 11:30am beginning May 16th, 2023 through December 19th, 2023. Please email if you or others from your organization are interested in participating. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you are would like to submit a case presentation, please submit using the the attached form. General Case Presentation Form (LSFHS)

Who should attend: Case managers, wraparound facilitators, team leads, multidisciplinary teams, therapists, counselors, peer specialists, and other professionals providing/supervisiong direct services to families and children.

Note: Registrants will recieve Zoom Meeting Link by June 16th, 2023 before end of day. 

Virtual: Cultural Competency & Verbal De-Escalation


with Ashley Weaver

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 20, 2023 at 9:30 am

Join us for a training combination of the following topics: Cultural Competency & Verbal De-escalation 

Cultural Competency Learning Objectives:

•Understand definition of cultural competency and the importance within the healthcare and behavioral health fields
•Identify the associated theories and research supportive of system-wide cultural competency
•Recognize frameworks for individual and organizational steps towards cultural competency 
•Develop awareness of the underpinnings of cross-cultural communication and understand strategies to effectively communicate across cultures
•Learn to apply strategies for cultural competencies in practice.


Verbal De-escalation Learning Objectives:

  • Define crisis and goals of crisis intervention
  • Understand components of communication and influence on successful de-escalation strategies
  • Cultivate awareness of precipitating factors
  • Explain and utilize successful strategies in de-escalation

Who should attend?

LSF contracted providers
Individuals in the behavioral health field
Community Workers
Case Managers


Please note you will receive your Zoom link to attend the training within 48 hours of the training date. 

For questions please contact us at or via phone at (904)900-1075 option 3. 


Compassion Fatigue, Burnout & Empathic Strain


with Ashley Weaver

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2024 at 10 am

Join us for a training on Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Empathic Strain. Learn the nuances of these terms, the role that organizations and individuals share in the occurence of such and practical strategies for wellness as a helping professional. 

Learning Objectives:

•Define Compassion Fatigue, Burnout & Secondary Traumatic Stress or Vicarious Trauma
•Discuss warning signs
•Cultivate awareness of shared individual and organizational responsibility to preventing Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress
•Review Francoise Mathieu’s 4 step guide to Wellness
•Remembering the Rewards of the Work


Who should attend?
Behavioral Health Professionals
Community Health Workers
Ministry Workers
Any Helping Profession
Students of Psychology, Social Work or Human Service

Please note: You will receive your Zoom link to attend this training within 48hrs of the training date*


For questions please contact us at or via phone at (904)900-1075 option 3.


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