ASAP is delighted to announce the launch of the Peer Recovery Institute, an innovative new 60-hour blended learning program for individuals interested in becoming certified and employed as peer recovery professionals in New York State
comprises 18 hours of self-paced online learning and 42 hours of interactive live training for a total of 60 hours
meets all NYCB (New York Certification Board) training requirements for CRPA (Certified Recovery Peer Advocate) and CARC (Certified Addiction Recovery Coach) certifications
focuses on emerging peer recovery roles in New York state
provides information to assist participants in selecting the roles and career paths that best fit their professional goals
offers information about skill building training opportunities, regional peer recovery internship and employment opportunities
adds test prep assistance for the NYCB-IC&RC peer recovery exam required for CRPA (Certified Recovery Peer Advocate)
Spring Pilot-May & June 2017
Hilton Downtown, Albany, NY
The Spring Pilot will launch the peer-driven PRI curriculum. Dates are May 22, 23 & 24 and June 8, 9, 22 & 23 (9.30am-5pm daily). Participants will be expected to attend all of the sessions in order to complete the program and to contribute interactive evaluation of the material.
The 40-hour ASAP-PRI Training of Trainers (TOT) program is designed for pilot participants interested in bringing this curriculum to their communities. Space will be limited to 24 trainers and registration will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Live training will be held on October 6, 2017, January 24, 2018 and April 11, 2018 (3 x 8 hour sessions), with 16-hours online self-study to be completed before March 31, 2018.