Learning and Development Specialist

Matthew Anticoli

Matthew Anticoli (he/him) is a Certified Peer Specialist who joined us in March of 2022. He is a graduate of Cornell University who received his Bachelor of Arts in American Studies. At Cornell, Matthew worked as a Teaching Assistant for two years in the Computer and Information Sciences Department, where he co-led discussions on ethics and technology, as well as technological history. As a graduate of the COVID-era, Matthew has extensive experience as a student with Canvas, zoom, and other virtual learning tools; he has also worked with these tools as an educator, developing online curricula for Cornell and teaching as a graduate student for Indiana University Bloomington. Mathew worked as a facilitator for Cornell's Intergroup Dialogue Project and for the University's LGBT Resource Center as a Peer Panel Facilitator.

Program Supervisor

Patrick Montgomery

Patrick Montgomery (he/him) is a Program Supervisor for the Institute at Mental Health Partnerships. Patrick is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where he received a B.A. in Scientific and Philosophical Studies of the Mind, concentrating in Moral Psychology. He has a combined 8 years of experience working in the Social Work and Education fields in Philadelphia and Lancaster County. Patrick received his Masters degree in Teaching from Relay Graduate School in 2021, and was previously a middle school teacher at the School District of Philadelphia before joining MHP. With a background in education and experience working with neurodivergent individuals, he aims to create and facilitate impactful learning experiences for peer specialists.

Course Description

This 6-hour training is aimed at CPS' who are or will be working with individuals involved in the Criminal Justice System. Social determinants of health, historic roots of trauma and the Sequential intercept Model are covered in detail during this training. Facilitators utilize various engagement methods to ensure participants take full advantage of this interactive and skill-building course.  

The course itself will be conducted live at our training facility at 833 Chestnut St, 11th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107  on December 1st & 2nd and will begin promptly at 9:00am. 

Parking: There are many parking lots and garages nearby. At the corner of 8th and Chestnut there are 2  parking facilities; a garage on the south corner and a lot directly across the street. There is also a lot on the corner of 9th and Chestnut. The entire block of Market St between 8th and 9th is also a parking lot. 

COVID Policy: As of this date masks are required to enter the building, and will be required to attend class. We will be maintaining social distancing requirements. If you are experiencing COVID symptoms at the time of class or if you have a fever of 100.4 or greater, please refrain from attending

Completion and Certificates: You must attend the class in person to receive a certificate. At the start of class you will be asked to complete the following:

  • Pre-T
  • CPS Demographic Survey

Once the class is ended, You must complete the following in order to receive your certificate:

  • Post Test
  • Evaluation

Further instructions will be given during the class. 

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  • $300.00

    $300.00{Classroom LIVE} Serving Justice Involved Peers - 12/1/22 - 12/2/2022 09:00am - 12:00pm

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  • Face Mask Required

    A face mask, properly worn, is required while in the building, elevators, and during classroom lectures and activities.

  • Temperature and Symptoms

    Please check your temperature! If your temperature is over 100.4, or if you have any other COVID symptoms, please do not attend the classroom session. You may contact us by phone, email, or by chat on the main website.

  • Social Distancing

    For your safety, we will be adhering to the Philadelphia recommended social distancing standards during the class.