Peer Recovery Support Specialist Supervisor (PRSS-S)

NCB Requirements for Peer Recovery Support Specialist Supervisor Certifications

All training for initial certification must have been completed within the past five years. Continuing education for certification renewals needs to be completed within the renewal period.
 

Track A: Peers With Lived Experience

Track B: Non-Peers

NCB Approved Peer Supervisor Training

Have been a certified PRSS for at least two years (At first renewal)

Maximum number of peers to supervise – 8

At a minimum, certified peer supervisors:

Attestation

  • Must meet with each supervisee biweekly
  • Meet with the entire group of supervisees monthly
  • Observations of each supervisee quarterly
  • Supervision template and mentorship agreement (found in Resources tab)

NCB Approved Peer Supervisor Training

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years working in the field of behavioral health, OR a master’s degree and one year working in the field of behavioral health.
 

Maximum number of peers to supervise – 8

At a minimum, certified peer supervisors:

Attestation

  • Must meet with each supervisee biweekly
  • Meet with the entire group of supervisees monthly
  • Observations of each supervisee quarterly
  • Supervision template and mentorship agreement (found in Resources tab)

Both Track A and B

  • May serve as a “satellite” peer supervisor
  • Code of Ethics for PRSS supervisors
  • Residency Requirement (Must live or work in Nevada at least 51% of the time)
  • Recertification: A renewal fee of $50 and 20 hours of continuing education A minimum of 20 hours of continuing education are required in peer recovery and support supervision and/or the IC&RC Peer Recovery Domains, including 6 hours of Ethics training in peer recovery and support.

* For all continuing education hours (CEHs), please submit a certificate of attendance or participation from an approved training organization that includes the following information:

  • Name of training organization(s) and/or sponsor(s)
  • Title of training/conference
  • Date(s) of training/conference
  • Name of participant/attendee
  • Hours of attendance/participatio

For all NCB initial applications and certification renewals, please allow up to ten (10) business days for approvals of any application steps/submissions in your online application in the Certemy system. If you have been waiting for more than ten (10) business days, please email NCB at contactus@nevadacertboard.org or call (775) 784-1282