Consumer Connections

Consumer Connections

Consumer Connections is a nationally recognized program which recruits, trains, and supports consumers of mental health services working to become providers of mental health services. The program works with mental health providers in New Jersey to expand employment opportunities for consumer providers. Consumer Connections offers courses which meet the educational requirements and lead to Certification as a Recovery Support Practitioner (CRSP).  For more information on the CRSP certification, please visit www.certbd.org.   For more information on Consumer Connections please email consumerconnections@mhanj.org; or contact Chrissy Schayer, Director, at (848) 480-0916.

 Consumer Connections is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 CORE training in northern NJ! Click here to apply!

Anyone interested in attending the Consumer Connections CORE training will be required to complete the following process:

  1.  Complete and submit the Consumer Connections CORE training application
  2.  Complete and submit the appropriate referral form (below)
  3.  Possible participation in a phone interview

 

Training Application

Consumer Connections is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 CORE training in northern NJ.  Go here to access the online application.

Referral Forms

  1. Employer Referral Form: This form should be completed if the applicant is employed in a peer position at a NJ DMHAS funded program AND the employer is supporting the applicant’s potential attendance at the Consumer Connections CORE training.  This form is completed by the employer and is only available during an open application period. summer 2019 employer referral form
  2. Self-Referral Form: This form should be completed if the applicant is NOT employed in a peer position at a NJ DMHAS funded program OR does not have the support of their employer to attend this training. The self-referral form is completed by the applicant and is only available during an open application period. 2019 Self referral form

 

If you need assistance, please contact us at consumerconnections@mhanj.org or by calling (848) 480-0916.

 

 

***Consumer Connections will be accepting applications for the summer 2019 CORE training in northern NJ until Friday May 10, 2019. If you are interested in applying for a different session, please view our 2019 training announcement here:2019 announcement

 

Learn More about our application and selection process