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MVPN Basic Training

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Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare - Veterans Services Office

233 Sgt Ed Holcomb

3rd Floor

Conroe, TX 77304

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What is Basic Training?

Basic Training is an 8 hour course that will enable you to become a state sponsored Peer Mentor with the Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN). Training is designed to provide volunteers with frontline intervention tools to address the immediate basic needs of individual service members, veterans and their families.

  • Phase I: Training is focused on how to be a Peer Mentor and resources available to assist veterans. The class covers: Peer Support Fundamentals, Military Culture, Suicide Awareness, Peer Ethics, and Support Opportunities. (9:00am - 12:00pm)

  • Lunch Provided

  • Phase II: Training is focused on challenges the veteran (mentee) may face and how as a mentor to identify the challenge, resources available to assist him or her. Topics include: Depression Awareness, Addictive behaviors, Stress Management, and the MVPN SMART Tool. (1:00pm – 4:00pm)

Peer Support Positions Include:

· Peer Mentor

· Peer Group Leader

· Hiking Group Leader

· Peer Court Mentor (Veterans Court)

· TDCJ Volunteer for Veterans

· Community Outreach













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Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare - Veterans Services Office

233 Sgt Ed Holcomb

3rd Floor

Conroe, TX 77304

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