Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training

December 5, 2022 – December 9, 2022 all-day
4800 Alpine Pl 4800 Alpine Place Suite 3 Las Vegas, NV 89107
4800 Alpine Pl 4800 Alpine Place Suite 3 Las Vegas
NV 89107
Foundation for Recovery

Nevada Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training

The Peer Recovery Support Specialist training is a 46-hour course that requires 40-hrs of group participation and 6-hrs of online independent learning through Connect for Recovery i.e. pretest, homework, and posttest. This course will provide you with the foundational knowledge and learning to understand what a PRSS is and what they are not, their role function, and how to perform and apply peer support services in a clinical and non-clinical work and/or volunteer environment.

The training covers the core competencies of peer recovery support specialists in four domains, including advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, and ethical responsibility; which will fulfills the Nevada Certification Board to receive a certification as a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

This course is in person from December 5th through December 9th, Monday-Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm and is being offered at no cost to Nevada’s recovery community. A $5 deposit (plus fees) is required to hold your seat which will be refunded to you at the end of the class.

All materials will be provided and attendance to all five days is required to complete the training and receive your certificate of completion.

*Please note: Filling out the application and interview process does not guarantee you will be accepted into this PRSS training course. In the event that you are accepted, we will provide additional support and guidance to prepare you for the next one.

*To qualify for your Nevada PRSS certification you must identify as a person in recovery from substance use and/or mental health and have two years of self-identified recovery.

Nevada Certification Board Approved

This event has been approved by the Nevada Certification Board for Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS).

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