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On Our Own of Frederick County
22 S Market Street, Suite 110
Frederick, MD 21701
Office: (240) 629-8015
We offer a wide range of support and services, including peer support, daily groups (online and in-person), advocacy, health education, CPRS training, mentoring, case management, life skills coaching, and more. Our offerings also include trauma-informed support, substance use disorder support, social events, art groups, and transformative arts for the community of Frederick County and beyond.
GET IN TOUCH WITH THE TRAINING DEPT: OFFICE: (240) 629-8015 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
CERTIFIED PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (CPRS)
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:
OOOFC's CPRS PROGRAM OFFERS:
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