BHA’s Office of Consumer Affairs is excited to announce its partnership with the Maryland Addiction and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB) to fund application and examination costs for individuals seeking their initial and recertification for Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) in Maryland. This funding opportunity is available to all Maryland residents who meet the application requirements.

Please download and complete the application CPRS Funding Application 2021 – Revised

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE FOLLOWING EMAIL  mabpcbfunding@gmail.com or they will not be processed.

Please do not submit your CPRS Application with or before the funding approval has received, as refunds will no longer be issued.  Applicants must complete all CPRS requirements prior to requesting funding. Each applicant is required to complete the funding application prior to submission of the CPRS application. Once the funding application has been reviewed and approved, all CPRS applications must be submitted within 30 days of the funding approval. The Board is excited about this  opportunity and looks forward to supporting the Maryland CPRS community with maintaining its current workforce.