Recovery Peer Specialist Training
When: November 27, 2017-December 1, 2017
Where: Big Bend Community Based Care
Trainers: Wesley Evans, Cathy Baker and Jennifer Williams
Training Capacity: 18 Participants
“Certified Recovery Peer Specialists utilize their unique lived experience to ensure client-directed care by assisting individuals to build the specific skills and relationships needed to achieve and maintain recovery from substance use and/or mental health condition.”
– Florida Certification Board
This is a 40-hour training that will solely fulfill the training requirements to apply for certification as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist through the Florida Certification Board. There will be no cost for this training; any travel or lodging expenses will be the responsibility of the training participant.
Applicants must attest to the type of lived experience that makes them eligible to serve as a peer to others. If your application is accepted, there may be a brief phone interview with one of the trainers. Applications must be complete and submitted before 11:59 pm on November 1st.
A Peer Specialist Course Self-Assessment is a part of the application and will assist you in preparing for participation in the training.
Please review the Florida Certification Board Candidate Guide before applying to familiarize yourself with the requirements and guidelines for certification as a CRPS: http://flcertificationboard.org/wp-content/uploads/CRPS-Candidate-Guide-2015.pdf
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