Workforce Development

The Families Together Department of Workforce Development is committed to providing you with the most up to date information about Family Peer Support Services and the Family Peer Advocate Credential.

Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) Training

For more information about PEP Training click here for the PEP Training page.

Family Peer Advocate (FPA) Credential

For more information about the Family Peer Advocate (FPA) Credential click here for the FPA Credentialing page.

Family Needs & Strengths (FANS) Training

For more information about FANS Basic and Re-Certification Training click here for the FANS page.

Change of Information

To ensure that you are receiving the most current information it is crucial to keep your contact information up to date. Click on the link below to download the Change of Information Form. Please complete the form according to the directions and email it back to us.

Change of Information Form

Credential Verification Tool

New in 2019!  Transparency matters.  Use the Credential Verification Tool below to find current, credentialed FPAs in our database.  No personal contact information will be shared on this platform.  Contact our office with any questions.

Credential Verification Tool

Employment Opportunities

Click here to find current employment opportunities at Families Together in NYS, Inc.  Statewide job board coming soon!


For additional information on the FPA Credential or PEP Training please contact:

Susan Burger, Director of Workforce Development

Joanna Ahlatis, Program Coordinator
518.432.0333 ext. 18