How to become a CPRS

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Topic: CPRS
Focus: Maryland Peer Recovery Coaches & Specialist
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How to become a CPRS


*Notice-This course is for Advocacy & Leadership Program members only" How to become a CPRS is an introduction to learn all of the steps necessary to become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) in Maryland. You will learn valuable information that pertains to educational requirements, paid/volunteer hour requirement, application processing and examination requirement. The information session is geared to provide each attendee with a basic understanding of the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist process. This course will help to assist with clear and precise guidelines. *Prerequisite* Attendees will be required to download the CPRS Application MABPCB -CPRS Application and be prepared with all certificates toward CPRS certification .

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Our Council

MPAC is a peer-run advocacy council for individuals, family, allies and supporters of recovery. Collectively, we advocate on local, state and national level to support actionable efforts and policies for prevention, substance misuse, harm reduction, mental health, behavioral-health, criminal justice, health disparities and recovery. 

MPAC Advocacy & Leadership Program 

In additon to the council, MPAC Advocacy & Leadership Program provides a cohesive peer recvoery support training program for individals who are interested in advocacy, community organzing, leadership and peer recovery coaching support education and training. Participants engage in cohort style learning and receive training, supervision, naviagtion & techinical support toward Maryland Certified Peer Recovery Specilaist Certification. 

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