Training Vendors in PA
PA Training Vendors
Training vendors are approved and monitored by the Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB). There are three training vendors approved in Pennsylvania to provide Certified Peer Support Specialist trainings and Supervisor trainings: The Institute for Recovery, RI Interntional Consulting, and The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery.
The Institute for Recovery, a program of Mental Health Partnerships, is one of the three approved vendors to offer Certified Peer Specialist training in Pennsylvania. The Institute’s Web site offers articles and information about recovery and peer support, and also hosts online discussion forums for peer specialists and for supervisors of peer specialists.
- Peer Support and Advocacy Network, in partnership with The Institute for Recovery, provides Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPS) and CPS Supervisor trainings in the western Pennsylvania area.
RI Consulting (formerly Recovery Opportunity Center) is one of the three training vendors approved to give Certified Peer Specialist training in Pennsylvania. Their Web site includes information about recovery and peer support.
The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery is the most recent addition to the approved training vendors in Pennsylvania. Their website has many resources on a wide range of topics including recovery, trainings, and the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).