Peer Specialists and Supporters role model the possibility of Recovery. They personify values of health, wellness and empowerment. Peer Support Specialist weaves multiple videos portraying stories of peers in recovery from mental illness and/or addiction throughout the coursework.
This program will introduce you to Peer Recovery Services which are provided by people who have personal, lived experience in recovery from addiction, mental illness, or co-occurring substance and mental disorders.
Prepares You For...
- Recovery Peer Specialists
- Recovery Peer Supporters
- This 40-hour training program includes content and standards that are promoted by INAOPS, the International Association of Peer Supporters and may be accepted by State Certification Boards that provide credentials for Recovery Peer Specialists or Peer Supporters.Students should check with their State Certification Boards for more information on Certification.