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Certified Peer Specialist (CPS)

By becoming a New York Certified Peer Specialist, you are recognized as a qualified professional working with individuals in the mental health system based on "The Shared Personal Experience" paradigm.

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Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC)

A Recovery Coach is anyone committed to promoting recovery from addiction by assisting recoverees to remove barriers to recovery, generating individualized recovery options, and connecting recoverees with recovery support services designed to build recovery capital.

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Certified Recovery Peer Advocate - Provisional (CRPA-Provisional)

The provisional certification allows you to work as a peer advocate for 24 months while you finish your requirements for the full certification. This cannot be extended under any circumstances.

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Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

A peer advocate provides outreach, advocacy, mentoring, and recovery support services to those seeking or sustaining recovery.

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Your Story.

Your Work.

Every journey in recovery is different. Every journey shows that change is possible, connection is essential, and stories have power.

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