New Resource: CPS Recertification Demystified (click here)

Announcing 6-month recertification deadline extensions!

Due to the impact of COVID-19, 6-month extensions to the recertification deadlines for CPS and CPPS, respectively, have been approved. Please see the below letters from Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) regarding these extensions and the new deadlines for submitting recertification forms and payment.

Please click the links below to view the extension details for both CPS and CPPS:

Requirements and Submitting Continuing Education Forms for Recertification

For Certified Peer Specialists (CPS):

As a Certified Peer Specialist you will need need to submit your recertification application by August 30th in the year in which your certification expires (see current exceptions in the update below). The year of expiration is noted on your physical certificate from the state.

The new CPS recertification deadline, for those whose certificates were marked as expiring in 2020 only, will be February 28th, 2021. This is due to the extension detailed at the top of this page.

For CPS recertification preparation, including an application, please reference the following link for the Peer Specialist Recertification and Continuing Education Requirements (click here).

 

For a detailed breakdown of the recertification process, please see the following infographic: CPS Recertification Demystified (click here)

 

For Certified Parent Peer Specialists (CPPS):

As a Certified Parent Peer Specialist you will need to submit your recertification application by January 30th in the year in which your certification expires. The year of expiration is noted on your physical certificate from the state.

The new CPPS recertification deadline, for those whose certificates were marked as expiring in 2021 only, will be July 30th, 2021. This is due to the extension detailed at the top of this page.

For CPPS recertification preparation, please reference the following link for the Parent Peer Specialist Recertification and Continuing Education Requirements (click here).

 

Submitting Application for Recertification:

Please return recertification form(s) and the $50.00 recertification fee to:

UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education
Gloria T. Lane
161 W. Wisconsin Ave. Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602

Check is to be made out to:
UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Your form and $50 fee must be postmarked no later than the recertification deadline.

 

Finding Continuing Education Opportunities:

Please see our Continuing Education page to learn more about meeting recertification requirements and professional development.

 

 

 

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