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Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS)

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder for Pregnant Mothers (In-person Event)


with Dr. Jason Hunt

Calendar Next available session starts May 31, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Join us for an in-person event where we will have the opportunity to hear from Dr.Jason hunt about the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder among pregnant women. He will challenge the common myths and stigma around SUD treatment for pregnant women and provide case studies to illuminate research in this area of medication assisted treatment. 

Training Objectives:

  • Discuss outcomes of both opioid use and opioid treatment during pregnancy (MAT/pharmacotherapy)
  • Discuss what happens when women who use drugs get pregnant
  • Review the risks associated with opioid use and pregnancy, newborn outcomes and NAS
  • Discuss how Stigma impacts patients and the shame associated with it deters them from seeking treatment


Who should attend?
Community Members
Peer Coaches
Behavioral Health Professionals
Individuals impacted by Opioid Crisis
Medical Professionals


About your Trainer:

Jason M. Hunt, MD earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois in 2002. He then completed a obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Louisville in 2006. He completed an Addiction Medicine Fellowship with the University of Florida in 2016. Before becoming an addiction medicine physician he served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association. Dr. Hunt practiced addiction medicine at UF Health / Florida Recovery Center. Currently, his responsibilities included evaluating and treating healthcare professionals and caring for patients in the Dual Diagnosis Unit  at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. He also provided consultation services as UF Shands Hospital as well as treatment for patients admitted to the Florida Recovery Center. Dr Hunts interests and expertise are in ob/gyn, specifically opioid use disorders in pregnancy and has given many lectures across the country. He is currently a Peer Mentor for FADAA and DCF. 


This is in an in-person training event that will be held at the Beaches Branch Library in the Community Room. This event is open to the public. 

600 3rd St
Neptun Beach FL 32266

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WRAP- Wellness Recovery Action Plan Training (In-Person)


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next session starts Jun 26, 2024 at 9:30 am
2 additional sessions through Nov 4, 2024

*This is a 16-hour, 2-day in-person training that will be held in Jacksonville Florida.This training is intended to be taken along with our Choices training course in order to satisfy all training requirements for the CRPS. Please visit the FCB website here for full details. See below for location and training details.*


Click here to register for the Choices training. 

About WRAP Training

WRAP Training is for anyone who wants to learn about WRAP® and begin to incorporate it into their life to improve personal wellness and achieve an improved quality of life. The course is designed to be highly interactive and encourage participation and sharing from all present. The course also lays a broad foundation for building a peer workforce. Successful completion of this course fulfills the prerequisites for being trained as a WRAP Facilitator.

Learning Objectives

Following successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the Five Key Concepts of Recovery to their everyday life to improve their quality of life.
  • Identify tools and action plans to counter the negative effects of life challenges and improve responses to disturbing thoughts and feelings to achieve improved states of wellness.
  • Describe the history, foundations and structure of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan®.


*In-Person Event: Baywood Center- Building III*

9428 Baymeadows Rd
Ste 360
Jacksonville Florida 32256

Note: You will only need to choose one session to attend. Each training will cover the same content. 

Sessions to choose from:

  • June Sessions
    • June 26th & June 27th 2024 from 930-430pm
  • September Sessions
    • September 2nd & September 3rd 2024 from 930-430pm
  • November Sessions
    • November 4th & November 5th 2024 from 930-430pm

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Virtual- Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response - NARCAN Training


with Howard Curry

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 26, 2024 at 10:30 am

Course Description:

 Participants will be presented with an overview of the opioid epidemic to include current trends and related data. This course discusses overdose recognition and response.

  • Discuss/Review Opioids and Opioid Epidemic
  • Review and understand signs of an overdose
  • Discuss and understand an overdose response

Who should attend?

Community Members
Families impacted by Opioid Crisis
Behavioral Health Professionals
Law Enforcement
Medical Professional
Peer Coaches

Note: You will receive Zoom link information following registration via email. 


Each session will cover the same training content. You will only need to choose one session to attend. 

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Choices: Certified Recovery Peer Specialist Training (In-Person)


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next session starts Jul 22, 2024 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 2, 2024

*This is a 5-day in-person training event. Attendance for all five days is required to receive certificate of completion. Choices in conjunction with WRAP training will satisfy the training requirement for CRPS certification in the state of Florida under the Single Source Training Provider. Please visit the FCB website by clicking here for more information on the certification. 

Three cohorts will be offered. Choose the date range that best fits your schedule. See below for details.*

The Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) designation is an entry-level credential for persons who use their professional preparation in combination with their lived experience to help others achieve and maintain recovery from substance use and/or mental health conditions.  This is a five (5) day training for a total of 30- hours providing practical and experiential training on how to work as a peer specialist. There are three different endorsements of lived experience that certified professionals can add to the credential: 

This training satisfies the requirements for Florida Certification Board. Participant must attend all 5 days of the training in order to receive their certificate. 

  • Understanding the basics of addiction and the brain
  • Understanding common behaviors of addiction and mental health issues
  • Utilize SMART goals
  • Recognize the importance of self-care
  • Practice basic motivational interviewing strategies
  • Understand the role of a recovery peer specialist Idenitfy harm reduction Evaluate stages of change and stages of recovery

Who should attend?

Peer recovery specialists, community workers, family advocates and any individuals working with the behavioral health population. 



Three in-person cohorts to choose from:

  • July Training Cohort
    • July 22nd, July 23rd, July 24th, July 25th & July 26th of 2024 from 9am-430pm
  • September Training Cohort
    • September 23rd, September 24th, September 25th. September 26th & September 27th of 2024 from 9am-430pm
  • December Training Cohort
    • December 2nd, December 3rd, December 4th, December 5th  & December 6th of 2024 from 9am-430pm

Click here to register for our WRAP training. 

For questions about the training contact us at

Training Location:
Baywood Center, Building III
9428 Baymeadows Rd
Ste 360
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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