New Registered Peer Supervisor (RPS) Application
Effective July 1, 2017, all Peer Supervisors are required to meet the new MABPCB Guidelines to become a Registered Peer Supervisor. Please review the new guidelines carefully before submitting your application RPS 2017 Revised Application
New CPRS Study Guide
This free guide comes from Rhode Island and is endorsed by the IC&RC for exam prep. Please click on the following link to download it:
CPRS RENEWAL The wait is over…the Re-Certification application has been completed. Please complete and submit as required. MABPCB Peer Re-Certification Application
MABPCB APPROVED TRAINING PROVIDER If your organization desires to provide ongoing training, please complete the following application to become a MABPCB approved training provider. Educational Provider Application
CPRS & Approved Peer Supervisor Rosters 2017
MABPCB will be hosting several REGISTERED PEER SUPERVISOR TRAININGS. This course is for any person who is currently supervising Peer Recovery Specialist and is in need of a Supervisors training. Please submit the following application with your registration form to ensure that you qualify to participate in the upcoming trainings. RPS 2017 Revised Application . In order to participate in this training you must meet all the requirements listed in the RPS Application. If you have any questions please do not hestitate to contact he Board. Training dates are as follows:
Oct. 20, 2017 – AA Community College SUPERVISING PEERS Flyer AACC OCT 2017 Oct. 30, 2017 – Montgomery Cty Coalition SUPERVISING PEERS MoCo Flyer Nov. 10, 2017 – AA Comm. College SUPERVISING PEERS Flyer AACC NOV 2017
The following are Supervisor Refresher Courses, these classes are for current Registered Peer Supervisor who are in need or the 6 hour Refresher course.
November 17, 2017 – Penn North Resource Ctr RPS Refresher Training Flyer 2
Friday, September 22nd 9-5pm “Ethical Responsibility Domain Training” facilitated by Denise Camp. Training be held at The Lake Center at Chrysalis House located at 1570 Crownsville Rd., Crownsville, MD 21032. Cost for the training is $60 and will offer 6 hours towards peer certification for Ethical Domain. Click to register ETHICS Domain Training Flyer
Self-care is an essential practice for peer recovery specialists working in the field of addiction and mental health. Practicing self-care offers a strengths based approach to recovery and wellness as well as a resource for handling life’s many challenges. It also helps to foster a positive recovery environment as peers practicing self-care model wellness as a way of life. September 19, 2017, 8:30 a-4:30 p Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Rd, Cambridge, MD 21613 Register: https://selfcareeasternshore.eventbrite.com
5Day WRAP Facilitator Class September 25-29, 2017 will be conducted at BCRI, for more information click 5 Day WRAP Brochure 9-2017 In order to register for the class please complete the 5 Day WRAP App 9-2017
MABPCB will be hosting a CPRS Exam Prep Class at Penn North Resource Center on October 27, 2017 at 8:45am. This class is for individuals in preparation for the CPRS examination. Class provides 4 CEU’s (1 – per Domain). CPRS Exam Prep Flyer 10-2017
Intentional Peer Support Core Training will be held November 3-7, 2017 (November 4th is Saturday and November 5th is Sunday. We will have class those two days.) 8:30a-4:30p Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Cambridge, MD. This class provides 30 CPRS CEUs: 3 in the Advocacy Domain, 4 in the Ethics Domain, 20 in the Mentoring/Education Domain and 3 in the Wellness/Recovery Domain toward certification or re-certification. Register: https://ipses.eventbrite.com
SAMHSA Webinar – Peer support services are evidence-based practices that produce demonstrable outcomes with those who are served. Peer support workers use their lived experience and specialized training to guide, support, and educate people in or seeking recovery. While peer support services have expanded greatly, there still are significant knowledge gaps among policy makers, providers and others regarding their efficacy. REGISTER HERE
If you are in need of additional Domain training hours, Magellen Health offers 1 hour Peer trainings that are approved MABPCB. Click on the link and follow the instructions. Magellan Health | Continuing Education
Additional Peer Trainings can be found on the BHA – Office of Workforce Development website. Here is the link: http://bha.dhmh.maryland.gov/Pages/Peer-Training-Information.aspx
APPROVED PEER TRAININGS
The following two links will take you to pre-approved trainings for the CPRS credential. Other trainings may be found on the Training page.
Magellan Health offers several MABPCB approved trainings. Please click on the following website for additional 1 hour trainings. Magellan Health | Continuing Education
PEER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Prologue, Inc. has a position available for a Wellness and Recovery Coordinator please click WRC Coordinator Posting for more information.
MISHA House is seeking an experienced female Live-In House Manager for their new recovery residence. If you have experience and would like to apply, please submit your resume to Housing Director Anthony Lloyd at MHI@Mishahouse.org
GENERAL PEER INFORMATION
Integrated Forensic Peer Recovery Specialist (i-FPRS) endorsement training provides educational support for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist seeking knowledge, skills, and abilities in assisting individuals who have been involved with the criminal justice system. You must currently hold a CPRS certification to participate in this endorsement training. There are no CEU’s given for his endorsement training.
In order to obtain Re-Certification check out the Domain Trainings locations listed below: Re-Certification Domain Trainings