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Inspiring hope among a group of people who need it most!

Peer Specialists Inspire Hope for Recovery

This training is designed to prepare people who are in personal recovery from a mental illness to provide support services to help other adults in their recovery (not designed for supporting families). You will discover powerful resources to equip you to be effective in safely supporting people who are receiving mental health services.

You will be introduced to the attributes, roles, duties and guidelines for a Peer Specialist. You will also take a personal look at your own recovery, motivations for helping others, and career development.

In this 40 hour, self-paced, online training you will receive:

  • 1

    Skills Training and Tools

    Learn the value of a recovery experience and how you can contribute to the development of a recovery culture in mental health organizations. Learn what the Department of Veterans Affairs requires for competencies in Peer Specialists.

  • 2

    Valuable Insight

    Learn how you can contribute to the development of a recovery culture in mental health organizations. You will also learn the value of inspiring hope in those you serve.

  • 3

    Goals of a Peer Specialist

    Learn about career development, continuing education and common definitions for peer support staff. Learn about your appropriate roles in the workplace and the variety of tasks performed by Peer Specialists.


Courses Included with the Program:

  • Peer Specialist Overview
  • Recovery & Resiliency
  • Legal Issues and HIPPA
  • Stigma Issues
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Cultural Competence
  • Ethics: Peer Specialist
  • Adult Education
  • Community Reintegration
  • Wellness

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Purchase the Program for only $575.00


It is crucial to have access to people who have experienced similar struggles and to hear that they have been able to move forward in their lives with dignity and new possibilities.

Meets 40 hours Educational Requirement for: Certified Recovery Peer Specialist- aDULT (CRPS-A ) in Florida. NET Institute provides online training in addiction, recovery and peer support. We do NOT certify students or award credentials.


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NET Training Institute
P O Box 2508
Daytona Beach, FL 32115 USA

T: +1.407.236.9400
F: +1.407.217.1705