Interest In In-Person Peer Support Specialist Certification
Thank you for your interest in becoming certified as a Peer Support Specialist! This certification is available to anyone in recovery from substance use or mental illness. The process to become a Peer Support Specialist is as follows:
- Attend 5 days of in-person classes from 9am-5pm, date and location to be determined.
- 10 hours of self-directed videos
- Submit an application to the State after completion of the course. We will pay for the application fee and help you with your application.
- Assistance applying for employment
Please note that we may be able to offer a stipend for individuals who complete the certification process.
To be eligible for certification, an applicant must self-attest to lived experience with recovery from a mental health or substance use disorder. Please write a couple sentences about your experience in recovery.
daycare, transportation, physical accommodations, etc