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Upcoming Trainings

CCAR Recovery Coaching and Professionalism

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Location
Zoom
Price
$160.00

Recovery Coaching & Professionalism Course, a 12-hour curriculum, will prepare Recovery Coaches in 10 characteristics commonly associated with professionalism: accountability, appearance, etiqu

Peer Summit

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Location
Virtual
Price
$0.00

This is the annual Peer Summit. This Peer Summit has been occurring since 2015. Approximately 200 recovery peer specialists attend each year.

CPRS-F Advocacy

Dates
Location
VIRTUAL
Price
$65.00

This interactive training teaches behavioral health specialists skills to assist families with advocating for themselves.

Breaking the Habit-BH2 Training

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Location
Virtual/In Person
Price
$0.00

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CPRS Training

Dates
Location
Mount St. Mary's University
Price
$100.00

We are offering CPRS training to individuals who would like to sit for the CPRS examination.  We are providing a comprehensive curriculum that brings together real experience, SAMHSA, along with vi

Stages of Change

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Learning Objectives
• Understand the burden of change
• Understanding how behavior change happens

CPRS-F Mentoring Education

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Price
$80.00

This training gives behavioral health specialists a basic overview of signs and symptoms of mental and substance use disorders, and how to explain disorders to families of individuals with mental a

Mental Health First Aid

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Learning Objectives
• Common signs and symptoms of mental illness.
• Common signs and symptoms of substance use.
• How to interact with a person in crisis.

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy

Dates
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Location
virtually on zoom- from 4:30pm - 10:00 pm TO REGISTER GO TO WWW.PEERRECOVERYSUPPORT.COM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT DWAYNE@peerrecoverysupport.com
Price
$350.00

The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills need to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sus

CCAR-Recovery Coach Academy

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CCAR Recovery Coach Academy for Youth

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Location
Tree of Hope Association, Rockville, MD
Price
$360.00

This training was developed to enhance the skills of young people supporting other young people on their recovery journey. 

Developing S.M.A.R.T Goals For Peers

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Location
Zoom
Price
$100.00
  • Define and develop S.M.A.R.T Goals for peers
  • Differentiate treatment goals and recovery goals for peers

CPRS-F Recovery Wellness

Dates
Price
$80.00

This interactive training will have behavioral health professionals identifying and practicing self-care techniques to help themself as well as family members of individuals with mental and substan

Changing The Narrative: Addressing Stigma, Racism, and Biases within the Peer Role

Dates
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Location
This training will be delivered on zoom from 5pm - 10pm. You must attend each day. Go to www.peerrecoverysupport.com to register
Price
$250.00

This training will help Peers to define, discovery, and manage Stigma, Racism, and Implicit Biases while working in the Peer role.

CCAR Ethical Considerations

Dates
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Location
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS VIRTUAL TRAINING, you must attend all days from 4:30 -10p (5-7:30 Third day) TO REGISTER & PAY GO TO WWW.PEERRECOVERYSUPPORT.COM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT DWAYNE USING THE EMAIL DWAYNE@PEERRECOVERYSUPPORT.COM
Price
$150.00

PARTICIPANTS WHO COMPLETE THIS TRAINING WILL:

Guide to Harm Reduction

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Learning Objectives
• Define harm reduction as it is used in engaging people who use drugs into services and
support.

Social Determinants of Health

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Learning Objectives
• Define and identify the social determinants of health
• Understand how current US drug policy undermine social determinants of health

The Foundational Ethics of Peer Support

Dates
-
Location
virtual/ TBD
Price
$200.00

This training will highlight the importance of some foundational ethical considerations and concepts. We will:

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A Short Story About Us

The Maryland Addiction and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board is a private, non-partisan corporation which offers voluntary international and state level credentials to the behavioral health worker. The Board, comprised of certified and licensed professionals and peer recovery specialists throughout the state, implements standards, testing and training for certifying addiction counselors, co-occurring disorders professionals, criminal justice addictions professionals, clinical supervisors, and peer recovery specialists and their supervisors. It also approves providers of continuing education training in Maryland. Links to these documents can be found on the Certification, CPRS, and Training pages.

MABPCB is always looking for board members who can strengthen our service to behavioral health workers in the state. If you hold an IC&RC credential or you have a keen interest in what we are doing, please fill out and send the Board Membership Application to us. We promise to get back to you after our next board meeting. Meetings are usually held every other month, and sometimes more frequently as needed.

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New Website Registration

All new accounts, claimed accounts, and password resets will remain pending until Friday January 21, 2022. If you register or claim an account before then, you will need to re-submit again.

CPRS, RPS & RETEST APPLICATION FUNDING

Maryland's Behavioral Health Administration is proud to announce the BHA funding opportunity which allows individuals seeking CPRS, RPS status & Retest to apply to have your application and retest fees covered by BHA in partnership with MABPCB. These funds are designed to reduce financial barriers that individuals experience as they work towards their CPRS credential. The funding is also use to assist current CPRS to maintain their credential through recertification.