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

with Various Instructors


*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

  • July Training Cohort : Jul 22 - 26th, 2024
    from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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    Class is full
  • September Training Cohort : Sep 23 - 27th, 2024
    from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Will run


    only 5 seats left

  • December Training Cohort : Dec 2 - 6th, 2024
    from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

LSF Health Systems

(904) 337-4053

9428 Baymeadows Rd. Ste 360
Jacksonville, FL 32256 Get directions

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