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CERTIFIED PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (CPRS)
TRAINING INFORMATION

CPRS COURSES OFFERED

Below is a list of asynchronous courses offered by On Our Own of Frederick County. This means that there is not particular start or end date for these classes - you are able to complete them at your own pace on your own time! After you purchase the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to use our online platform, submit assignments and complete the course.

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WHO TO CONTACT:

Please email Jill if you would like to purchase the workbook.

Jill Krisnitsky is who you want to reach out to if you have questions about registering for the class, questions regarding the content or trying to understand an assignment.

Jill.ooofc@gmail.com

Chris Ketterman is your Tech Support for the class.

Chris.ooofc@gmail.com

 

General Inquiries:

onourownfrederick@gmail.com

(240) 629-8015

WHO TO CONTACT:

Training department questions:

ooofctrainingdepartment@gmail.com

General Inquiries:

onourownfrederick@gmail.com

Phone Contact:

Call: (240) 629-8015

Text: (240) 397-6995

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!

For more information on our CPRS Program requirements click the link below. 
CPRS TRAINING INQUIRY
(Certified Peer Recovery Specialist)
If you want to sign up for a training, our CPRS program or have any questions please complete the form below and someone will get back to you within 24-48 hours. For immediate assistance please text 240-315-5614 or email jill.ooofc@gmail.com.
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