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CERTIFIED PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (CPRS)
TRAINING INFORMATION

This video shares real life experiences, information and details about the CPRS Program at On Our Own of Frederick. Take a moment to watch it so that you have an understanding of the requirements and what it would be like to be part of the experience here in our career program!

MABPCB STATE OF MD CPRS CERTIFICATION INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS:

At On Our Own of Frederick County we have a CPRS (Certified Peer Recovery Specialist) Program which allows the participant to get everything that is needed to become certified.

The CPRS certification requirements are:

  •  500 Peer Support Hours  - this can be obtained through a volunteer peer support position or a paid peer support position. We offer volunteer peer support hours through our CPRS program. 

  • 46 Course CEU's (continuing education units) - these are credits earned after taking the CPRS training courses. Participants are required to obtain CEU's in 4 different categories:

    • Advocacy - 10 CEU's required 

    • Ethics - 16 CEU's required

    • Wellness & Recovery - 10 CEU's required

    • Mentoring & Education - 10 CEU's required

  • 25 Supervision Hours - these must be obtained by working one on one with an RPS (Registered Peer Supervisor). The requirements are to obtain 5 hours focusing in each of the following categories:

    • Advocacy - 5 hours

    • Ethics - 5 hours

    • Mentoring & Education - 5 hours

    • Wellness & Recovery - 5 hours

    • General Peer Support - 5 hours

ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS APPLY ONLINE & ONCE APPROVED YOU WILL TAKE A STATE TEST.

Find more information on their website: www.mabpcb.com 

OOOFC's CPRS PROGRAM OFFERS:

At On Our Own of Frederick we offer those who are trying to obtain their CPRS a chance to get their Peer Support Hours by working at the center for at least 10 hours a week.

If you become a volunteer through our program we will register you for trainings at a very discounted price. We also offer scholarships and potential discounts to peers and other non-profits. **Limited # of discounted registrations per class**

As an added benefit we put together a curriculum made up of 3 phases - the learning phase, the working phase and the leadership phase. The purpose of this is to give you hands on experiece and prepare you for a career in peer support!


To apply for our program, click the button below and complete the Google Form.

Then reach out via email to: chris.ooofc@gmail.com to make an appointment and get started TODAY!
CPRS TRAINING INQUIRY
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