Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training Academy

The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training Academy (CPRS) is an intensive eight (8) day, 46 hour training that qualifies individuals to apply for NJ State Certification. The training focuses on providing individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. The CPRS Academy prepares participants to act as skilled Peer Recovery Specialists in a wide variety of settings including treatment centers, recovery centers, faith- based institutions, and various community settings. 

Training dates: 
February 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18 

This training qualifies for Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Reimbursement, and is hosted by the Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. 
Please click here for the event flyer. 

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