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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Into Session

July 12, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Join Us To Learn How To Become A Certified Peer Specialist

Interested in becoming a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Learn about Brookdale’s new program in partnership with Preferred Behavioral Health Group.

This information session will layout the classroom and clinical requirements needed to apply for your New Jersey state certification as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.

This entry level credential will promote competence and skill development in peer recovery support and peer delivered services in a variety of contexts; addiction crisis intervention, referral to treatment services and aftercare planning, prison re-entry, as well as in non-clinical settings, such as, peer run recovery centers. Students who successfully complete this course will fulfill the curriculam requirements for the New Jersey state certification as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.

The Addiction Professional Certification Board of New Jersey has agreed that successful completion of this course is equivalent to completing the 46 hours of training required for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) required by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) in the four Domains of Education/Mentoring, Recovery and Wellness, Advocacy and Ethical Responsibilities. This course is also intended to qualify individuals to work in the newly emerging Peer Recovery Specialist workforce .

Classes will begin in early August.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Additional information can be obtained by emailing cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


You will receive the zoom link 24 hours prior to the event