Peer Academy

What is the Peer Academy for Leadership?

The ASU Peer Academy for Leadership provides advanced immersion with adult professional development and expanded resources for Recovery/Peer Support Specialists who have been identified by their organizations as future or current leaders in management and/or other leadership roles.

Leadership Academy

Peer Academy: Leadership – The Leadership Academy for Peers is geared toward Peer and Recovery Support Specialists who have been identified by their organizations as future or current leaders in management and/or other leadership roles.  Individuals should have a self-motivated intent to broaden their leadership skill set, preparing them for management positions. This Academy will provide individuals with universal management and leadership tools as they begin to supervise personnel, administer and develop budgets, and transition into positions of leadership within their organizations and agencies. Core principals include promoting teamwork, fostering collaboration, establishing and maintaining clear communication at all levels, and executing effective personnel supervision in any workplace. The Academy will incorporate specific work-related project plans with real-world, applicable scenarios, which they will be able to incorporate into action plans within their organizations.

Upon successful completion of course, students will receive a certificate from Arizona State University. Content for the course may meet requirements for contact hours towards CPRP recertification (please contact Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association to confirm).

In this course students will:

  • Complete a self-assessment and explore their innate leadership style.
  • Explore and enhance their communication and leadership skills to enhance and develop workplace interactions with team members.
  • Gain useful understanding of developing budgets and reading financial reports for effective program management and implementation.
  • Expand their systems-level perspective and learn how to identify long-range challenges and vulnerabilities.
  • Understand specific ways to manage personnel challenges, enhance workplace commitment and communication, and create positive environments for employees.
  • Employees will leave with a future-focused orientation for their career and the careers of their current and future employees.

Questions?

PeerAcademy@asu.edu

 

Upcoming Academies

Peer Academy: Leadership  - Coming Soon