Stigma & Co-Occurring Workshop Tomorrow!

Walk-ins accepted! We still have seats left for tomorrow’s training. Payment is $80 at the door. Please email to reserve your seat. See post further on down for link to information flyer. See you there!

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State Exam and Peer/COD Trainings – Still Seats Left!

There are still seats left for both trainings. The State Exam training presents information on the revised CAC domains and tips on how to pass a test. Training is this Saturday. You can pay at the door but you must reserve your seat. Scroll down to see post for more information.

The Peer/COD training is Stigma & Co-occurring Disorders. This training is being held in a new room with better seating and A/V equipment but at the same low price! Peers receive 3 CEUs each in Advocacy and Recovery/Wellness Support. Addiction counselors and co-occurring disorders professionals receive 6 CEUs. Again see earlier post for more information.

Email us at to reserve your spot today!

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5-Day WRAP Facilitator Training

The On Our Own of Maryland WRAP Outreach Project is offering a 5-day “WRAP Facilitator Training” on April 20-24, 2015.  This training will be with the experienced staff from Copeland Center and will educate on becoming an effective WRAP Group Facilitator and Presenter.  This training is for individuals interested in leading WRAP groups, assisting others to develop WRAP groups, as well as individuals conducting presentations to groups and organizations.  Please fax or mail back the registration included in this flyer APRIL 2015 5 DAY BROCHURE

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Introduction to Mental Health Recovery including WRAP

The On Our Own of Maryland in cooperation with Baltimore Crisis Response is offering a 2-day training on March 16 & 17, 2015.  This training will provide an in-depth understanding of mental health recovery concepts, as well as the process of WRAP – the Wellness Recovery Action Plan.  This training is open to all, especially mental health/substance use consumers, recovery coaches, etc.  WRAP is a tool being used around the world and thousands of people have used this tool to lead happier, healthier and more satisfying lives.  Also, This training is approved for education credits for the Maryland Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and offers 10 CEUs towards this credential.  Participants completing the 2-day training will also receive a Certificate of Completion.  Please fax or mail back the registration included in this flyer 2 DAY REGISTRATION BROCHURE at BCRI in March 2015

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Stigma and Co-Occurring Disorders

MABPCB is presenting a seminar on Stigma and Co-Occurring Disorders on March 27, 2015 at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Montgomery County. This course will examine types and causes of stigma, and how marginalized populations can best be served in the treatment arena. This is a course for counselors, co-occurring disorders professionals, and peer recovery specialists. Those in other disciplines are welcome to attend. CEUs are provided for those certified/licensed under BOPCT or MABPCB and for peer recovery specialists in Advocacy and Recovery/Wellness Support. CEUs in other disciplines may be applied per board. Cost is $75 if paid in advance or $80 at the door. Further information can be found here: 3-27-15 Flyer Stigma & COD. You may reserve your seat at

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Training for Revised CAC Exam

MABPCB will present testing training on Saturday, March 21 at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center for all preparing to take the IC&RC exam for CAC-AD, CSC-AD, or CCDC. This is the first training under the revised domains that became effective on February 16, 2015. Cost is $60. You may reserve your seat by emailing the Board at Flyer and registration form may be found here: Testing Training flyer 3-21-15.

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CPRS Training

Great training for CPRS Exam Prep today! 24 participants attended. All well on their way to passing exam! Thanks go to Brandee Izquierdo for co-facilitation and Stacie Grogin for administrative duties. Special thanks to Denise Camp for script!

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MABPCB would like to thank everyone for their interest in the CPRS Exam Training on February 27, 2015.  Unfortunately, we have fulfilled the mandated attendance & are unable to accept additional requests.  Please be advised that we are scheduling additional CPRS Exam Training this year.  Therefore, please continue to review the website for upcoming training.  Thank you!

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New Registration Email

You can now sign up for all MABPCB trainings at Please refrain from using the general email when registering. This is only for courses we offer. Other courses listed here offered by others must be reached by their contact information.

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Montgomery County Recovery-oriented Systems of Care(ROSC) is sponsoring a 4-day intensive training for individuals in recovery and their allies.  There is no cost to attend!  Here is the flyer ROSC RCA Training 02.23.15; please register at

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