1/2/2019 – UPDATED TRAINING CLASSES LISTED 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 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:
NEW – Peer Supervision Hours Log
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
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
CPRS CERTIFICATION ROSTER -1-2019 Updated 1/8/19
2019 Maryland Peer Training Schedule – UPDATED 1/7/2019
2018 Maryland Peer Training Schedule UPDATED 11/9/2018
Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland Training Center is pleased to bring CCAR-Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches to you. Register- https://ccarethics-howardcounty.eventbrite.com January 7 &8, 2019 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., class will promptly begin at 8:00 a.m. everyday. Howard County Health Department, Conference Room, 8930 Stanford Blvd. Columbia, MD 21045. This two day training is geared towards those who have already completed the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy.
MABPCB is hosting several training’s in the coming months at Helping Up Mission located at 1029 E. Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21202
Mentoring/Education training on January 29, 2018 Mentoring Training 1-2019
Registered Peer Supervisor (RPS) training on January 31, 2019 located at the Carroll County Health Department MABPCB Carroll County RPS Jan 2019
Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland Training Center is pleased to bring Motivational Interviewing for Peer Recovery Specialists. Register- https://mi-annearundel.eventbrite.com January 16, 17, 18, 2019 You must attend all 3 days. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration will start at 8:00 a.m. The training will promptly start at 8:30 a. m. Anne Arundel Health Department, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401
Tree of Hope is offering the CCAR Spirituality Training, Jan 19-20, 2019 13321 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904 Tree of Life CCAR Spirituality Registration
Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland Training Center is pleased to bring CCAR-Emergency Department to you. Registration- https://ccar-edhowardcounty.eventbrite.com January 28 & 29, 2019 Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., class will promptly begin at 8:30 a.m. everyday. Howard County Health Department, Conference Room, 8930 Stanford Blvd. Columbia, MD 21045. This CCAR training is for Recovery Coaches who are working currently in an Emergency Department setting or would like to be. This two day training is geared towards those who have already completed the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy.
Please see the registration link for the CCAR-RCA training in Cecil County. Please contact Amy Baumgardner for more information, (443-245-3777). RCA Training Cecil County
Carroll Community College is offering a series of Mental Health First Aid training’s from May – January, 2019 2018-2019 May-Jan MHFA Brochure. To register contact Carroll Community College, Instant Enrollment http://www.carrollcc.edu/instantenrollment or call 410-386-8100
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 CPRS Trainings 2019 –UPDATED 1/2/2019
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
University of Maryland’s Baltimore-based ACT Team is hiring a peer advocate. If you or someone you know are interested in a peer support position, this is a great opportunity!
You’ll work with a great team of diverse mental health providers including nurses, employment specialists, social workers and psychiatrists assisting clients with their needs in the community as well as in the office. Applicant needs a high school degree and self-identify as having lived experience with mental health or addiction challenges. Responsibilities include carrying a small caseload, being part of “mini-teams” for clients outside of that caseload, working with clients around WRAP plans and recovery goals.
The job description is attached and is also accessible online here: https://www.wayup.com/i-Education-j-University-of-Maryland-451878115448528/ .
If you are interested in applying, you can do so at this link. If you have questions that are not answered in the job description, you may contact Ann Hackman at the UMD Department of Psychiatry at email@example.com.
Peer Recovery Specialist I, Certified
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Overview
Genesis HealthCare Caton Manor Center in Baltimore, MD is looking for Certified Peer Recovery Specialist for a part-time contractual position for our new Post-Acute Care Program for Patients in Recovery. The program is designed to provide evidence-based services that will offer patients suffering from substance use disorder not only traditional skilled nursing/rehabilitation services provided in the skilled nursing facility, but also services to support a life in recovery.
The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist at Caton Manor Center will be responsible for providing recovery support services to patients with substance use disorders in order to help motivate patients to establish and maintain a lifestyle of recovery. The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist will use their personal experiences to develop trusting relationships with patients with substance use disorder and act as a mentor and advocate. They will help develop a sense of community within the center that is supportive and conducive to recovery. The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist will help with identifying recovery related resources in the patient’s community as they transition from Caton Manor back into the community. The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist will also be responsible for the following:
- Conducting peer counseling sessions with identified patients in the Post-Acute Care Program for Patients in Recovery.
- Planning and developing recovery groups, services, or activities.
- Gathering information on local recovery resources,
- Working as part of a collaborative team to ensure patient receives appropriate recovery interventions.
If interested please contact Todd Belfus, Wellness Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-525-1544 x2047.
GENERAL PEER INFORMATION
MABPCB Information Sheet
CERTIFICATION of MARYLAND PEER RECOVERY SPECIALISTS v2
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