NCCDD IDD Peer Mentor Training

Online program (available statewide)

Services/Programs Description

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) is recruiting approximately 15 individuals to participate in a Peer Mentor training for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are seeking individuals with lived experience with an I/DD with demonstrated knowledge of and direct personal experience navigating the North Carolina Medicaid delivery system.Participants will learn key concepts to support peers with I/DD in a managed care system. All classes incorporate learning activities to be done as a group and individually, as well as knowledge checks. Participants will complete a pre-training and post-training evaluation to provide feedback which will be incorporated to improve the overall curriculum.


Participants must:
Be a person with an intellectual/developmental disability
Have direct personal experience navigating the North Carolina Medicaid delivery system (i.e., be a recipient of services)
Be 18 years or older
Live in North Carolina
Have a high school diploma or equivalency from an approved, accredited institution
Be able to attend all training sessions

Participants must demonstrate the following, with or without support:
Familiarity with community intellectual and developmental disabilities community resources
Effective communication skills
Basic reading/writing skills or has support to review materials and keep notesTime management skillsFamiliarity and ability to use technology, including Zoom, Microsoft Word, and email



Work Together NC