Peer Recovery

6/10/2019 – UPDATED TRAINING CLASSES & JOB LISTINGS BELOW!!!

2019 APPROVED TRAINING LISTING BELOW!!!!

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-application-2019

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:

http://www.internationalcredentialing.org/resources/Documents/Peer_Study_Guide.pdf

NEW – Peer Supervision Hours Log

Effective July 1, 2019, this form will be required with all CPRS Applications.   PRS Supervisor Form


PEER APPLICATIONS

If you want to learn how to become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) please review the Manual Application for more information. Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Manual Application Rev Jan 2016

NEW CPRS PFD FILLABLE APPLICATION – EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 

NEW CPRS Revised Manual 2019

 CPRS Application Payment Link 

CPRS Candidate Guide 4-17

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 for RE-CERTIFICATION

CPRS are required to participate in a 6 hour or greater  ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY TRAINING

CPRSRENEWAL 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

Introducing the i-FPRS Endorsement Application  i-FPRS Endorsement Application

 APPROVED CPRS & RPS 

CPRS CERTIFICATION ROSTER 6-2019  Updated 6/10/19

RPS MEMBER ROSTER 6-2019

RPS MEMBER ROSTER-Employers 6-2019

UPCOMING TRAINING CLASSES

2019 Maryland Peer Training Schedule UPDATED 3/4/2019

2018 Maryland Peer Training Schedule  UPDATED 11/9/2018

Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans Eastern Region Conference 2019 Maryland Veterans Conference Ticket Registration  June 25, 2019 8:00 – 4:00 Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, 100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, MD 21613

Cultural and Linguistic Competency Seminar  Friday, June 21, 2019, The Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, Maryland 21045 from 8:30am – 3:00pm, Conference Fee:  $55 per attendee Register here

Registration is now open!  The 2019 Annual Women’ Conference, Changing the Conversation: A journey to Wholeness, Thursday, June 27, 2019, Temple Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21208 from 8:30 am. – 3:45 p.m. Conference Fee:  $55 per attendee Register now

The Behavioral Health Administration, University of Maryland Training Center, and the Talbot County Health Department is pleased to bring a variety of trainings to the Eastern Shore for June 2019.  The following is a catalog of free trainings which will be held in Talbot, Dorchester, and Queen Anne’s Counties. Please register for the training that you are interested in, paying close attention to the dates, length of the training, and location.  You may register via the Eventbrite link under each training title. Trainings include:

Traumatic Brain Injury- 6/10  https://traumaticbraininjury-june10.eventbrite.com

Mental Health First Aid- 6/11  https://mhfa-june11.eventbrite.com

Motivational Interviewing- 6/12  https://mi-june12.eventbrite.com

Trauma Informed Care- 6/17  https://tic-june17.eventbrite.com

Self-Care- 6/18  https://selfcare-june18.eventbrite.com

Advocacy Domain Training- 6/19  https://advocacy-june19.eventbrite.com

LGBTQIA Communities- 6/20  https://lgbtqia-june20.eventbrite.com

Recovery Messaging- 6/21  https://recoverymessaging-june21.eventbrite.com

Ethics Domain Training- 6/24  https://ethics-june24.eventbrite.com

CCAR Professionalism- 6/25 & 26  https://ccarprofessionalism-june25.eventbrite.com

Registered Peer Supervisor Training- 6/27  https://rps-june27.eventbrite.com

From Theory to Practice- 6/27  https://theorytopractice-june28.eventbrite.com

If you have any questions/comments, please email Adelaide Weber (Adelaide.weber@maryland.gov)

MABPCB will be sponsoring the following training classes at Westminster Rescue Mission, 658 Lucabaugh Mill Road, Westminster, MD 21157 

Ethical Responsibility –  6 Hour class July 12, 2019 MAPCB FLYER – ETHICS 7-2019

CPRS Exam Prep – 4 hour class Sept. 13, 2019 MAPCB FLYER – CPRS Exam Prep 9-2019

The 2019 JPR CAP (Culturally Aligned Peer) Recovery conference being held June 28th at Bowie State University (BSU). The conference will award up to 8 CEUs and CEs through DCAPC, NAADAC, and NBCC.  We now have a number of sponsored tickets available on a first come first serve basis. Once the sponsored tickets are gone the costs will be $45-80 ($45 with Student I.D.)  I have attached the flyer, The flyer only lists the link to a paid registration,  but in order to recieve a sponsored ticket candidates should request a their free ticket by emailing info@JordanPeerRecovery.com.

A  few of EBPs that will be covered include:

  • CBT for People In Recovery
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Culturally Responsive Evidenced Based Assessments
  • Cultural Responsive Evidenced Based Practices
  • HIV and other blood borne pathogens
  • Reentry Peer Recovery for Justice Involved Minority Groups
  • Peer Recovery Tools for Survivors of Sexual Assault
  • Peer Recovery for LGBTQI-A communities
  • And many more

 

 

Some of this year’s conference partners include:

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professional, Volunteers of America Chesapeake (VOAC), District of Columbia Addiction Professionals Consortium (DCAPC)

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 HEREIf you are in need of additional Domain training hours.

Magellen Health offers 1 hour Peer trainings that are approved MABPCB. Copy and paste the link and follow the instructions. http://www.magellanhealth.com/training-site/learning-opportunities.aspx

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 CPRS TRAINING

APPROVED TRAINING FOR CPRS & ORGANIZATIONAL PROVIDERS –UPDATED 5/5/2019

NAMI Pre-Approved Training for CPRS Domains

The following two links will take you to pre-approved training for the CPRS credential. Other training 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

Tuerk House has several PRS positions available. Please use links provided and see attached job descriptions.  If you have any questions, please contact Angela Longe (alonge@tuerkhouse.org).  Thank you.

 On Our Own of Frederick County is currently seeking applicants for the Executive Director role within the organization.  Interested individuals should complete the attached application(s) and submit the required documentation as instructed within the application form. If you have any questions please contact Christy Kehlbeck, who is included in this email.  Her email address is chkehlbeck@comcast.net

Peer Recovery Specialist position in Kent County.  Any questions reach out to Brenna Fox copied on this email. https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=000214&R3=0003#.XL8OAU5jaf0.email

A Peer Recovery Specialist II, Certified is the full performance level of work, in the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), providing peer recovery support services to clients with substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and/or co-occurring disorders to begin and maintain a path to recovery. The main purpose of this position is to assist and take lead on recovery coaching for the parent and/or caregiver and other family members affected by substance abuse that are currently receiving services and/or support with child welfare, in order to support child safety. This position will be located at the Department of Social Services of Kent County Maryland.

Peer Recovery Specialist position in Kent County.  Any questions reach out to Brenna Fox copied on this email.  https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=000213&R3=0011#.XL8NvIOX93k.email

A Peer Recovery Specialist I, Certified is the entry level of work, in the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), providing peer recovery support services to clients with substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and/or co-occurring disorders to begin and maintain a path to recovery. The main purpose of this position is to assist and take lead on recovery coaching for the parent and/or caregiver and other family members affected by substance abuse that are currently receiving services and/or support with child welfare, in order to support child safety. This position will be located at the Department of Social Services of Kent County Maryland.

Peer Support Specialist is an individual who has experienced homelessness and is now permanently housed. This individual should be able to engage and advocate for individuals who have or are experiencing homelessness. The Peer Support Specialist uses their experience, in a trauma informed way, to provide peer support services to people transitioning from homelessness into their own scattered site private apartment in Montgomery County, MD. Montgomery County Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support Recovery Specialist Community Homeless Enhancement Services (CHES) Outreach Worker in Anne Arundel County for more information click the following link: CHES job description

Calvert County is hiring for two Peer Specialist Position.  https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=000213&R3=0008

Peer Recovery Coach (Howard County /Baltimore County) Saint Agnes Hospital / Ascension Medical Group Job Summary: Saint Agnes Hospital / Health Institute is seeking a candidate who is actively engaged in a recovery program for substance use in the role of Peer Recovery Coach. For more information Peer Recovery Coach – Job Posting AMG

Overdose Survivor’s Outreach Project (OSOP) Community Recovery Coach – Community Outreach JOB TITLE:  Saint Agnes Hospital OSOP Community Recovery Coach For more information: OSOP Job Posting SAH ED

GENERAL PEER INFORMATION

MABPCB Ethics Policy & Procedure for CPRS
MABPCB Information Sheet
CERTIFICATION of MARYLAND PEER RECOVERY SPECIALISTS v2

ARCHIVED 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.

106 Responses to Peer Recovery

  1. astalnaker87 says:

    Is there any other study guide for the CPRS than the Rhode Island study guide

  2. Stacy says:

    If I am ready to apply to be a CPRS do I need the supervision hours log? It says it’s effective July 1, 2019.

  3. Dalton Kane says:

    I’m having trouble understanding your website, I am trying to find a new career being a peer recovery specialist and I would like some help getting started please. I understand all of the information I need is on this website I’m just having trouble understanding it

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