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Main Services Area

Educational Programs
Educational Programs provide students with the skills they need to live successful lives. Our robust programs include early childhood development, classroom consultations in partnership with school districts, adult continuing education programs and parent workshops.
Support Services

Support Services offer various programs to address social determinants of health, including housing and employment coaching and placement, among other critically needed services.

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Customized Trainings

  • Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification
    80 hours/Live Webinar & Self-Paced
    Experienced trainers lead the 80-hour CMPSS Training that covers the 17 core competencies required to successfully prepare for the California Peer Support Specialist exam to achieve certification and implement effective strategies for service delivery.
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  • Peer Services in Crisis Care Specialization Training
    40 hours/Live Webinar & Self-Paced
    Training and competency in specialty care is vital to delivering effective whole-person care services. Pacific Clinics has highly skilled trainers, including peer partners and other staff with lived experience, that facilitate the Peer Services in Crisis Care specialty training sessions.
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  • Peer Services for Unhoused Specialization Training
    40 hours/Live Webinar & Self-Paced
    Housing instability is a complex problem that comprises a variety of issues. With the Peer Services for Unhoused training, Peer will learn to engage in a collaborative approach towards providing resources and outreach and diversion services to unhoused individuals in a way that is safe, supported, and dignified.
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  • Health Navigator Certification Training
    40 hours/Live Webinar & Self-Paced
    Health Navigation is a culturally responsive, promising practice intervention designed to provide the services, skills and confidence which consumers with serious mental illness need to self-manage their healthcare. After completing an intensive, specialized training course combining classroom instruction and coaching in real-world settings, each certified Health Navigator works with consumers to “bridge” the mental health, primary healthcare, and specialty healthcare systems.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What certification trainings does Pacific Clinics offer?

PCTI offers quarterly certification courses that require interested individuals to complete an application. Interested participants must register online at least 3 business days (72 hours) (excluding Saturday, Sunday and federal and state holidays) before the training start date. Access to registration links for the upcoming sessions can be found here: www.MyPCTI.org

Yes! The PC Peer Careers Program is a grant-funded program that provides an array of services at no cost to eligible participants. It is an opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career as a Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist to attend our 80-hour training course for free as well as other services, such as: career counseling and planning, exam preparation, mentoring, resume assistance and job placement services (if needed).

If individuals are interested in attending the course for free or receiving any of the other supportive services, we invite them to apply for the PC Peer Careers Program as soon as possible.

Apply Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PeerCareers

Applicants are required to meet the following requirement to be considered for the academic award.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Possess a high school diploma, general equivalency degree (GED) or college degree.
  • Self-identify as having experience with the process of recovery from mental illness or substance use disorder, either as a consumer of these services or as the parent, caregiver, or family member of a consumer.
  • Be willing to share one’s experience as a person with lived experience and recovery to help others.
  • Reside in California

Pacific Clinic will occasionally offer free trainings for the community. Check the schedule for available courses.

Once an applicant completes the zoom registration, they will receive an email directly from zoom with a personalized link. Please do not share the link with others and save the invite on your calendar for easy access.

Participants must be able to login using a desktop/laptop/iPad/tablet and have access to the Zoom application. Participants must have internet access and must be able to access a camera and microphone for the purpose of training participation.

Before purchasing/enrolling, participants must ensure that they understand the technical requirements and have appropriate online access.

Training cancellation and scheduling changes may occur. In this event, Pacific Clinics will refund the program registration fee but is not responsible for travel expenses (if any). Pacific Clinics works hard to ensure there are no changes to the schedules because we value participants, their time, and the efforts they make to attend and plan for training. There are times that events beyond our control occur. Pacific Clinics reserves the right to cancel or postpone the training program due to unforeseen circumstances. In those cases, Pacific Clinics reserves the right to take the following actions:

  • Cancel, reschedule, or postpone a training
  • Substitute a different trainer
  • Change training location/ access links
  • Make other changes to the training schedule as circumstances dictate
  • Trainings may be cancelled if fewer than the required minimum number of participants register.

Those affected by such an action will be notified as soon as possible after the change has been made via email. Should Pacific Clinics cancel a training due to low enrollment or some unexpected event, registrants who have paid for the training in advance will have the choice to receive a full refund or credit for a future scheduled training.

Courses that offer continuing education credits will be advertised depending on course content. Please refer to the course description to see if the course you’re enrolled in qualifies for CE credits.

Certified Peers: Pacific Clinics is an approved CalMHSA training provider.

Psychologists: Pacific Clinics is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pacific Clinics maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

RN, PT Credit: Pacific Clinics is a California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP11979, for contact hours (BRN).

LMFT, LPCC, LEP and/or LCSW Credit: Pacific Clinics (Provider # 1000080) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s. Pacific Clinics maintains responsibility for the program and all its content.

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP-EI): Pacific Clinics is a California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP-EI), Provider #4S-94-282-1123, for continuing education hours (CEH’s) (formerly known as CFAAP/CAADAC).

California Association of Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE): Pacific Clinics is an approved California Association of Alcohol/Drug Educators Provider #CP40 974 C 1224, for continuing education hours (CEH’s) (CAADE).

Process: Accommodations may be requested in writing by answering the “Special Accommodations Needed” question on the application. Participants may request accommodations by emailing PCTI@pacificclinics.org or by speaking to a dept. representative.

Timeframe to make the request: Accommodations will be addressed immediately and, on a case-by-case basis; however, please allow a max of 5 business days to accommodate any requests.

  • Do not share the URL and/or password of the class meeting provided to you
  • Find a quiet, private place to attend the meeting
  • Be “”camera ready”” or presentable, wearing regular classroom or business appropriate attire. Avoid overly casual or suggestive clothing
  • Highly encourage everyone to keep their camera on
  • Avoid potentially offensive backgrounds (real or virtual)
  • Mute yourself and/or turn off video when necessary to avoid distracting sounds and sights

Training registrants must email PCTI@pacificclinics.org at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the start of the training to receive a full refund (if applicable.)

Registrants who do not cancel or transfer within the given timeframe, or do not attend the course, will not receive a refund. Must cancel at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to training start date. If cancellation is made within less than 72 hours prior to the start of the training, registrants are responsible for a $100 administrative fee. (Exceptions can be made for extenuating circumstances)

Refunds are credited in the same form of payment within 30 days. Credit for future scheduled training may be provided as an option if desired.

If students wish to process a formal grievance, they must email PCTI@pacificclinics.org or call the Director at 626-802-8391. Additionally, an evaluation survey is administered within 48 hours post the training completion and students can input concerns and submit their contact information if they wish to be contacted. Student feedback is taken seriously and will be reviewed and shared with trainers.

Email PCTI@pacificclinics.org and a department representative will respond to your email within 48 hours.”

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