Peer Recovery & Support Specialist (PRSS) Certification

Initial Core PRSS Training

The below courses are available and will meet the initial 46 hour training requirement for certification

  • Online, Self-Paced: Peer Support Specialist 101
    Peer support is a system of giving and receiving help founded on key principles of respect, shared responsibility and mutual agreement of what is helpful. Individuals who have common life experiences with the people they are serving deliver peer support services. By sharing their experiences, peers bring hope to people in recovery and promote a sense of belonging within the community. The services often provided by peers are multi-faceted and include, but are not limited to: individual advocacy, education, development of natural supports, support of work or other meaningful activity of the individual’s choosing, crisis management support, and specific skills training. This 46-hour self-paced course is designed provide a foundation for providing peer support services.Please Note: completion of this course does not mean you are certified as a Peer Recovery and Support Specialist (PRSS) in the state of Nevada. This course is designed to meet the educational requirements in order to apply to become a certified PRSS through the Nevada Behavioral Health Association (NBHA), an affiliate member board of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC).Visit Nevada’s PRSS certification for more information

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  • Foundations for Recovery PRSS Training
    For more information on upcoming trainings from FFR please contact sodonnell@forrecovery.org.