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Basic Training at Post 880

Military Veteran Peer Network Peer Support Mentor Certification

When: May 18th
Where: VFW Post 880
1014 24th Street
Galveston, Texas  77550
United States
Presenter: Michael Caballero
Contact: Heather Melton

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Basic Training is a FREE entry level course that will enable you to provide state sponsored peer support through the Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN). 

This eight hour training is designed to provide volunteers with front line intervention tools to address the immediate basic needs of individual service members, veterans and their family members.

Phase 1

suicide awareness
active listening
cultural competency
peer support opportunities and local resources

Lunch provided

Phase 2

peer ethics
depression awareness
addictive behaviors
stress management
the MVPN SMART tool

Earn 8 CEU's towards your Via Hope Peer Specialist Certification by attending this training. For more infomation about becoming a CPS through Via Hope visit

After completion of Basic Training, MVPN Peer Support Mentors may register for VCAMP or BEITZ training for further state certification. 

VCAMP - MVPN Veteran Treatment Court Peer Support Mentor Certification

BEITZ - MVPN Peer-to-Peer Group Facilitation Certification


Texas Veterans Commission | P.O. Box 12277 | Austin, TX 78711-2277 |