The Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative partners with the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education to accomplish state examination efforts.

The Wisconsin Peer Specialist Certification webpage (click here) of the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education is the best place to go for detailed information in regards to the application process for the statewide exam for Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) and Certified Parent Peer Specialists (CPPS).


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CPS Exam Study Sessions

The following study sessions are for those registered to take Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) exam held on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, which holds a registration deadline of February 21st, 2024. Reasonable accommodation deadlines for this exam is: Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 at midnight. To request reasonable accommodations, (click here).

For general exam-related and/or training questions, please read the rest of this exams page and our FAQs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have not attended a Certified Peer Specialist Training held by the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative, please start with registering for a training you qualify for, you can find upcoming trainings by visiting 

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If you need accommodations to participate in the study sessions, please reach out to Gaochi Vang at We will make every effort to include reasonable accommodations.

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