Thank you for interest in VOCAL's Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training. This was developed by the DBHDS Office of Recovery Services and is one step toward becoming at CPRS - for more information on the CPRS process, see the website of the Virginia Certification Board directly.

Application deadline for March 2017 training is February 24. Questions? Contact Ann Benner -

About VOCAL's training:
• An 80 hour, 2 week training. Testing, class participation and homework are required.
• An in-person interview is required for acceptance. A phone interview is acceptable if it’s not possible to get to Charlottesville or Richmond for the interview.
• There is no charge for this first PRS March 2017 training given by VOCAL. Manuals will be provided. Lunch will not be provided.
• The training will be held at the Quaker Meeting House in Charlottesville.

Not required for acceptance: Would you like to be a member of VOCAL? Members vote for board members, can run for a leadership position and receive newsletters for networking events. Consider filling out an application at this link: