CERTIFIED PEER COUNSELOR
TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
The Chad’s Legacy Project Certified Peer Counselor Training Scholarship, provides an opportunity to those wishing to become a Certified Peer Counselor through the Washington State Healthcare Authority CPC training program. This CLP Scholarship of up to $700 per trainee is reserved for those not already receiving compensation for attending Certified Peer Counselor training, creating a financial hardship in time taken off from work.
Scholarships for upcoming trainings are awarded based on completed application, availability of Chad’s Legacy funds, and the following requirements:
Reserved for those not already receiving compensation for attending training
Attach a completed Community Endorsement Form in Section 4 (see section 4 for explanation),
or mail a hard copy to the location also designated in Section 4
Have been in recovery for at least one year
Are currently living and plan to continue living in Washington State
Intend to work in the Behavioral Health System as a CPC within 6 mos.
Agree to participate in a quarterly survey in the 12 months following training
As the intent is to enable those that cannot attend otherwise, attendees to past trainings are ineligible for application.
APPLICANT AND EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
If yes, what amount have you been awarded?
If yes, how much in additional funds do you feel you would need to be able to attend training?
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF
Please describe how you would use your life experience in your work as a Certified Peer Counselor:
(1000 characters max)
Please describe how you would use this opportunity within your short-term employment goals (6-12 mos):
(500 characters max)
Please describe how you would use this opportunity within your long-term employment goals (3-5 yrs):
(500 characters max)
Please upload your completed and signed Community Endorsement Form. A Community Endorsee is an organization that has the capacity to hire Certified Peer Counselors. This does not include non-profits that provide support to the community but do not act as providers with Certified Peer Counselors.
If you cannot attach an electronic version of your form, you may also note that in your application and mail the hard copy of the form to:
Chad's Legacy Project
c/o Peer Endorsement Forms
PO Box 16689
Seattle, WA 98116
Applications are not complete without a
Community Endorsement Form.
COMMITMENT and CONFIRMATION
I understand that if I am awarded this grant, I will receive awarded funds within fourteen days upon showing proof of completion of training. I also state my intent to joining the workforce as an employed Certified Peer Counselor in Washington State within 6 months of receiving training and will provide Chad’s Legacy Project confirmation of employment upon hiring. I have answered all questions truthfully and understand the requirements for this scholarship as described at the introduction of this application. I agree, to the best of my ability, to follow all requirements listed.
Thank you for submitting an application! We select applicants
the first week of each month based on available funds
and will reach out to you after determinations.