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Certified Peer Specialist Learning Community – A Partnership with Chrysalis, Inc. & EOTO CPS

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Organized and facilitated by Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialists, the Certified Peer Specialist Learning Community (CPS-LC) provides consulting services and training to best support peer support roles within organizational settings. As the Certified Peer Specialist profession grows, it is important to understand how to support and integrate these roles within your organization.

CPS-LC 2024 App Toolkit

Map of Certified Peer Specialists in Wisconsin – March 2022

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

Establishing Peer Support Services for Overdose Response Toolkit – National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

Video: “What is Peer Support?”

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

Certified Peer Specialist & Recovery Coaching Conversations

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

In January of 2022, the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative (WIPSEI) and Helios Recovery Services collaborated to hold a conversation exploring the unique roles of Certified Peer Specialists and Recovery Coaches. These roles have some commonalities and key differences.

Comparative Analysis of State Requirements for Peer Support Specialist Training and Certification in the United States

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

Value of Peers Infographics: General Peer Support

Certified Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Certified Parent Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

This fact sheet is from the ADA National Network.

Peer Specialist Page – UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Certified Parent Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

This is the page to access more information on registering for CPS and CPPS exams and other aspects of the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative supported by UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education.

SAMHSA Recovery Support Tools & Resources

Certified Parent Peer Specialist (External Link) Visit Site

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers resources for recovery supports. CPS and CPPS in Wisconsin are required to be knowledgeable  on the SAMHSA definition of recovery, “Recovery is a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential.”