Certified Recovery Specialist Training

Certified Recovery Specialist Training

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MHA Community Building
Lilly Conference Room
914 South Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

October 30, 2017-November 30, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Train to become a certified recovery specialist. A certified recovery specialist (CRS) is an individual who can A certified recovery specialist (CRS) is an individual who can use their own lived life experiences to help others (peers) through treatment and toward the path of sustained recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse. A CRS must have firsthand experience with a mental illness and/or substance abuse challenge as well as have lived in recovery for at least one year. CRSs work very closely with case management staff in order to assist clients in maintaining long-term recovery. The primary focus of a CRS is maintained support in the recovery process. A CRS must have firsthand experience with a mental illness and/or substance abuse challenge as well as have lived in recovery for at least one year. CRSs work very closely with case management staff in order to assist clients in maintaining long-term recovery. The primary focus of a CRS is maintained support in the recovery process.

As mental health organizations,  we see daily how powerful peer-to-peer support networks can be in affecting positive change and inspiring hope for individuals that are actively struggling; we are so happy to know that you are interested in the CRS program.

All application materials can be found on our website at www.peernetworkindiana.org. In order to apply, the following materials are needed:  certification application, two reference forms and a $35.00 certification application fee. Once we receive all three documents and the certification application fee, we will reach out to complete a phone interview. After this step, the review committee will meet to evaluate and score all materials. Know that there are fifteen openings for each training and a much greater number of applicants, so not all applicants will be placed in this training.  Please complete and submit your application as soon as possible to be considered for this training in Tippecanoe County.



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