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Peer Specialist Certification 101

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June 2018

Title:    Becoming a CRPS in Florida 

In, Becoming a CRPS in Florida, we will provide an overview of the CRPScertification process that covers:

– What the Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) credential is
– Who is eligible to apply for the CRPS credential
– Where you begin the process to become a CRPS
– How to complete the CRPS application and requirements 
– CRPS certification fees
– CRPS Examination 
– Continuing Education Requirements

Amy Farrington & Cameron Wood


July 2018

Title:    Becoming a National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) 

Join us for this month’s Peer Certification 101 webinar series to learn more about Mental Health America’s (MHA) National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) Certification. 

We will be joined by Patrick Hendry, Vice President of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services at Mental Health America. 

Patrick has worked as a mental health advocate for the past twenty-four years. His areas of expertise include peer-provided services, self-directed care, recovery based trainings, organizational development, and management and sustainability. Patrick received MHA’s highest honor, the Clifford W. Beers Award in 2012, and a SAMHSA Voice Award and Eli Lilly Reintegration Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. He is the former Executive Director of the Florida Peer Network and has assisted in the development of numerous peer-run programs and organizations. Patrick is a strong supporter of the inclusion of mental health consumers in all aspects of the behavioral health system.

Patrick Hendry & Cameron Wood


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