The WHAM Training Program consists of five keys to success, which according to its national council include the following:
A person-centered goal based on 10 science-based whole health and resiliency factors.
A weekly action plan that breaks the goal into small, achievable successes.
A daily/weekly personal log.
One-to-one peer support.
A weekly WHAM peer support group.
The 10 science-based health and resiliency factors include:
Service to others.
Optimism based on positive expectations.
Cognitive skills to avoid negative thinking.
Spiritual beliefs and practices.
A sense of meaning and purpose.
http://www.acmha.org/summit_agenda.shtml The ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership Peer Leadership Interest Group (PLIG) is hosting an all day educational training intensive for regional and nationally based peer leaders focused on leadership, development and management on March 25, 2014 going into the Summit 2014. Information to follow.