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Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training

November 7, 2022 @ 8:30 am November 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training at Black Wall Street Reno

Attend Our Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training in November

The Peer Recovery Support Specialist training is a 46-hour course that requires 40-hrs of group participation and 6-hrs of online independent learning through Connect for Recovery i.e. pretest, homework, and posttest. This course will provide you with the foundational knowledge and learning to understand what a PRSS is and what they are not, their role function, and how to perform and apply peer support services in clinical and non-clinical work and/or volunteer environments.

The training covers the core competencies of peer recovery support specialists in four domains, including advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, and ethical responsibility; which will fulfill the Nevada Certification Board to receive a certification as a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

This course is in person from November 7-11; Monday-Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm and is being offered at no cost to Nevada’s recovery community. A $5 deposit (plus fees) is required to hold your seat which will be refunded to you at the end of the class. If you’re interested in attending, you can purchase tickets to our peer support specialist training here.

Black Wall Street

301 Cordone Ave Suite LL40
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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(775) 622-3612
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Important info About Peer Recovery Support Training

If you have any questions please contact instructor Sara Cerruto, scerruto@forrecovery.org

All materials will be provided and attendance on all five days is required to complete the training and receive your certificate of completion.

*To qualify for your Nevada PRSS certification you must identify as a person in recovery from substance use and/or mental health and have two years of recovery.