Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Academy Catalog

Are you interested in becoming a Maryland Certified Peer Recovery Specialist? Please watch our free webinar with an overview of this credential and how to obtain it. Then, decide if you want to take all the classes required, perform the internship, receive supervision by a Registered Peer Supervisor and get exam support all through Voices of Hope. The cost of the CPRS Academy is $2,500, apply here. We encourage those needing financial assistance to speak with the Susquehanna Workforce Center for vocational counseling and referral. Individual courses can be purchased below using the links. Free courses indicates an organization has donated the funding or has sponsored the course for participants.

Spring 2020 Course Schedule

  • December 19: New Student Orientation
  • December 19: Narcan Train the Trainer
  • December 30, 31 & January 2, 3: Recovery Coach Academy
  • January 6: Harm Reduction BASICS for Peers
  • January 9: Sexual Health in Recovery (9 weeks at 90 min each class)
  • January 18, 19: Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches
  • January 29, 30, 31: Recovery Coaching the Harm Reduction Pathway
  • February 5: Wellness & Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) (4 weeks at 4 hours each class)
  • February 7: Stages of Change (3 hour class)
  • February 20, 21: Mental Health First Aid (4 hours each class)

Click on the course title to see the course description.

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