Lunch and Learn Virtual Training: Ethics & Boundaries (Part 2)

Register today for the OhioPRO Lunch and Learn training series. This important training will provide certified peer attendees with 1 hour of continuing education credits that can be used toward their certification renewal.

This 2 -part training series on Ethics and Boundaries entitled “Never worry alone” presented by Karen Mercer (LPCC,S and Team Lead Facilitator, Help Network) and Erica Como (Certified Peer Supporter and Director of Peer Support Service for Help Network) will help you develop a sound understanding of ethics and boundaries as it applies to your role as a certified peer supporter.

This training is on April 25th from 12-1:00 PM.

To attend the training, register via the registration button below. Please share this information with other certified peers. If you have any questions, contact Michael J. Krause, Executive Director of OhioPRO, at

Workforce Development Trainings

OhioPRO’s Peer Technical Assistance Centers (PeerTACs), in partnership with Sinclair Community College, are hosting free and virtual workforce development training sessions for peer recovery supporters looking to enter the professional workforce or advance in their chosen careers.

The Workforce Ready Series is perfect for entry-level workers, workers returning to the workforce, or anyone who wants to establish a strong foundation for workplace success. 

There will be four (4) sessions during this series, each occurring from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on their respective dates. Below are the dates and topics for each training session. 

  • April 23rd (Tuesday) – Professionalism and Communication in the Workplace
  • April 30th (Tuesday) – Email Etiquette
  • May 7th (Tuesday) – Writing a Resume that Works
  • May 14th (Tuesday) – Interviewing Basics: Key Concepts


This training will provide participation credits that can count towards recertification renewal. 

Register for this training series here or by using the button below. You can find additional details on each training session on the OhioPRO website.

If you have any questions, contact Uele Boxill, Marketing Coordinator of OhioPRO, at

Sponsor the 2024 Peer Recovery Summit

OhioPRO is looking for sponsors for the 2024 Peer Recovery Summit – Peer Faces: Celebrating Resiliency.

There are five (5) levels of sponsorship and each level has associated benefits. Visit our 2024 Sponsor Registration Portal to access information about the event, registration levels, and easy payment options. 

If you have any questions or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Michael J. Krause, Executive Director of OhioPRO, at

Mental Health America of Ohio Peer Recovery Supporter Community Event

Mental Health America of Ohio is excited to announce the 3rd annual Peer Recovery Supporter Community Event and Job Fair will be held Wednesday May 22, 2024, from 9 AM – 3 PM at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library! We welcome prospective and certified PRS, supervisors, employers, and advocates in the field who would like to fellowship and celebrate the power of peer support.

Are you new to peer support?

Meet and connect with certified PRS who work in the field, and connect with your local PRS training host, MHAOhio to learn more about the PRS Certification process.

Are you a certified PRS? 

Explore the job fair, network with employers who are hiring PRS, and attend the educational and visit the professional development workshops!

Are you a supervisor or employer? 

Join PRS supervisors to discuss encouraging professional demeanor with your staff, fighting stigma at your organizations, securing buy-in from other staff, and ensuring your staff have opportunities for advancement.

Register Today! :

Interested in securing a table for your organization? Reach out to Jasmine Askins –