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Peer to Peer Training (NY)
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Would you be interested in becoming a certified Reeve Foundation Peer Mentor at an upcoming virtual training? 

www.paralysis.org/peer

Peer & Family Support Program

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital would like to invite you to our upcoming Reeve certified peer mentor training with the Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support Program. Our peer mentors help people living with SCI, Paralysis and Neurological Disease and as well as their family members/caregivers by offering them support, guidance and information.  This training is also open to caregivers/family members of and healthcare professionals working with individuals in this population.  We encourage you also to attend if you have another diagnosis and are already mentoring, or looking to mentor, as this training is an excellent resource for you.

The training and certification process to become a Reeve certified peer mentor consists of submitting an application, attending a virtual peer mentor training and agreeing to a code of conduct and a background check.

The Peer & Family Support Program has scheduled a peer mentor training for Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains, New York.  The training will be held from 11:45 AM to 4:30 PM.  Parking is ample and free at this location, which is also completely accessible.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding the location, please contact Alexandra Oudheusden at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 914-597-2248.

If you are interested in attending the training and becoming a Reeve certified mentor, please complete this short online application.  Please be sure to note in the comments section of the application that you are part of the Burke Rehab group.  Feel free to contact Alexandra if you have questions or need assistance.

To learn more about the Peer & Family Support Program, please visit our website at ChristopherReeve.org/Peer.

If you have any other questions, please contact Todd Johnston, Peer Mentor Training Coordinator, by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by phone at 800-225-0292, extension 7384. Please post and pass along this information to anyone else you feel would be interested. 

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