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Florida Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) Initial Application Requirements

The Florida Certification Board’s Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) credential designates competency in the domains of Advocacy, Mentoring, Recovery Support, Cultural Linguistic Competence, Motivational interviewing, Vicarious Trauma/Self Care, and Professional Responsibility.  This course will provide the approved, necessary content required training.  Additional requirements are listed on the Florida Certification Board website.  

In addition to an application, the Florida Certification Board CRPS certification application requires a high school diploma or general equivalency degree, 500 hours of supervised work, and/or volunteer experience. At least 250 hours of experience must be specific to providing peer support to others with similar lived experiences.  Work and/or volunteer experience must be directly related to the core competencies of the credential and must have occurred within the last 5 years.

16 hours of on-the-job supervision of the applicant’s performance of peer support services in paid or volunteer capacity.  Of the 16 hours, a minimum of 4 hours of supervision must be provided and documented in advocacy, mentoring, recovery support, and professional responsibility.

Please look to the Florida Certification Board website for full requirements. The credential is offered by the Florida Certification Board.  BaysideCEU provides the content-specific training only.

This bundle offers:
Advocating for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Client 4 hours (Domain: Advocacy)
Documentation and Patient Confidentiality  4 hours (Domain: Professional Responsibility) 
Ethics For Substance Abuse Counselors  2 hours (Domain:  Professional Responsibility)
Mentoring in Mental Health and Substance Abuse 6 hours (Domain: Mentoring)
Breaking Through Denial 1 hour (Domain:  Recovery Support)
Addictive Process 1 hour (Domain:  Recovery Support)
Alcoholics Anonymous and the Efficacy of the 12 Step Program 1 hour (Domain:  Recovery Support)
Co-Occurring Disorders  3 hours (Domain:  Recovery Support)
Cultural Diversity, Sensitivity, and Competency 4 hour (Domain: Cultural and Linguistic Competence)
Motivational Interviewing 4 hours (Domain:  Motivational Interviewing)
Self Care for the Helping Professional 2 hours (Domain: Vicarious Trauma/Self-Care)

This bundle awards 32 hours of continuing education.

Course Provider:  50-204


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