Reinaldi Gilder's bio

Reinaldi Gilder | California Association of Peer Supporters Academy

Reinaldi Gilder

Reinaldi Gilder | California Association of Peer Supporters Academy

Reinaldi Gilder, a training instructor based in his native city of Oakland Ca. has a deep passion and strong commitment for helping others.

He believes that everyone deserves a chance to live a fulfilling and meaningful life and works to help them achieve those goals. Drawing from his own challenges with mental health Reinaldi, brings a unique perspective to his work.

He has a wealth of experience in the mental health field and has worked in a variety of roles as a peer, from providing peer support to consumers as well as providing training and education to mental health professionals. As an Instructor Reinaldi, specializes in creating trainings that focuses on real-world experiences and breaks down complex concepts.

In addition to his work as a training instructor, Reinaldi is also an active member of the Oakland community. He volunteers with local organizations and participates in community events to health raise awareness around mental health issues and promote mental wellness

Education background:

  • Peralta Community Colleges (Alameda County) Violence Prevention Strategies 2013
  • Copelands Center for Wellness – Community Inclusion 2016
  • Copelands Center For Wellness W.R.A.P. facilitator 2020
  • SAMHSA Gains – Trauma Informed Trainer 2022

Notable achievements:

  • Passed the CalMHSA MPSS Exam in January 2023
  • closing statement: “Life is amazing when you give it time”