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.
Your Name (required)
Your Address, City and Zip Code (required)
Your Phone (required)
Your Email (required)
Current Employer, if employed (required)
Current Job Title, if employed (required)
Why do you want to take this training? (required)
Please give your voluntary and paid experience with providing peer support: (required)
List previous training you have had relevant to recovery and peer support: (required)
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: http://bit.ly/vocalmembership