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Training and Technical Assistance Center

Revolutionizing Trauma-Competent Systems: Empowering Change Through Education and Support


Welcome to FolkTime's Training and Technical Assistance Center, the pioneering force driving the transformation of systems and organizations into trauma-competent entities. With our wide array of trainings and technical assistance supports, we are dedicated to equipping individuals and institutions with the tools they need to create inclusive and empathetic environments.

Intentional Peer Support- Core

(40 hours)

Are you ready to unlock your potential as a Peer Support Specialist and make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with lived experience? Look no further than our comprehensive Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Core certification. With a focus on empathy, connection, and growth, this 40-hour program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide invaluable support and guidance and also qualify for licensure as a Peer Support Specialist under the Traditional Health Worker commission.

Intentional Peer Support Overview

(4 & 8 Hours)

Are you eager to explore the transformative potential of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) and peer support? Look no further than our comprehensive IPS Overview. Tailored to cater to individuals, organizations, and departments seeking to understand the profound impact of IPS, this concise training is the perfect starting point for your journey.  Our IPS Overview offers valuable insights that will leave you inspired.


FolkTime offers many public trainings throughout the year.  For questions, scholarship requests, or to book a training for your organization, use the contact form below.  For a training that is Waitlisted, you may click the button to email to join the waitlist.  If the training is Closed, unfortunately we are not able to accept more participants.

Upcoming Trainings

Intentional Peer Support- Core 

In-Person- Portland, OR

Feb. 26th - March 1st

This is an in-person training Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM in Portland, Oregon

Intentional Peer Support- Core ONLINE


March 20th & 21st

March 27th & 28th

April 3rd & 4th

April 10th & 11th

April 17th & 18th

This is an online training Wednesdays & Thursdays

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

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