NYS Peer Recovery Professional Certifications
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA and CRPA-P) Training Requirements:
CRPA and CRPA-P Peer Recovery Certifications require 46 Hours of approved Training in order to become eligible for NYS Certification through the NYCB. At Recovery Coach University we offer the fundamental workshops to meet these requirements as well as many that meet re-certification requirements.
The fundamental 46 Hr Training Requirements can be obtained by attending:
CRPA Certifications are the most popular of the Recovery Coach credentials because there are many job openings in NYS since Medicaid now reimburses agencies for the evidence based services of the Recovery Peer Professional. For details, applications and requirements always check with the NYS Certification Board (NYCB) as they are the experts and authorities! For step-by-step description of the certification process, download this document.
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Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) Training Requirements:
CARC Certification require 60 Hours of approved Training in order to become eligible for certification. The same 2 foundation training workshops apply to this certification:
Additional Training and Continuing Development Opportunities for CRPAs and CARCs!
Additionally, Recovery Coach University offers other workshops to help meet the Certification requirements for the CARC and Re-Certification requirements for CRPA’s:
And many eligible workshops can be found online:
Motivational Interviewing in a Chemical Dependency Setting: https://www.oasas.ny.gov/testportal/AMcourses.cfm
All Academy of Peer Services free online courses are approved for CARC/CRPA renewals
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ROCHESTERWORKS! Funding for Peer Recovery Trainings
Recovery Coach University is an approved vendor with RochesterWorks! Learn more here. Or call (585) 258-3500 to speak with a counselor about eligibility and application for training grant to cover your 46 Hrs CRPA Training fees.
Beginning in July 2019 RochesterWorks! also has a federally funded ‘Opioid Grant’ to assist those in our community seeking training and career opportunities who have been affected by the Opioid Crisis and are seeking to give back in our community to help provide solutions. If you think you may be eligible, please contact Clark Rodman: email@example.com or call 585-258-3500 extension 6045.