8/26/22 – As of today, our CPRS Program has met capacity and we are not longer accepting any new students
For basic information on the process to become a Maryland Peer Recovery Support Specialist, here is a 25 minute video: Introduction to the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Credential.
Voices of Hope Webinars
Ethical Principles for Certified Peer Recovery Specialists: 1 CEU in Ethical Responsibilities Domain
Click this link to watch a webinar providing an overview of the Principles and Guidelines for Certified Peer Recovery Specialists. After the webinar, click on the link to take the quiz to earn the CEU.
Mentoring & Education Webinar: 1 CPRS CEU in Mentoring & Education
Click this link to watch a webinar providing an overview of the IC&RC job tasks in the Mentoring and Education domain. After the webinar, you can click on the link to take the quiz to earn the CEU.
March 23rd, 2022: Webinar, Hospital Emergency Departments’ Treatment of People with Substance Use Disorder
Click this link to watch a webinar on the Legal Action Center’s blockbuster report: “EMERGENCY: Hospitals are Violating Federal Law by Denying Required Care for Substance Use Disorders in Emergency Departments.” This presentation serves as a deep dive into the three best evidenced-based practices for substance use-related emergencies. Certificates of attendance awarded to those who participated in both live sessions.
* The federal laws that require EDs to deliver specific health care services and that bar discrimination.
* The Legal Action Center’s finding & recommendations for Maryland hospitals.
* How recovery community organizations, treatment and recovery service providers, advocacy groups and allied human service agencies–and their peer recovery specialists–can help ED staff and their patients.