Approved Peer Training

The following organizations have been approved for 2021 as providers of the initial 46 hours of training required for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Reciprocal (CPRSR) credentials offered by the Minnesota Certification Board. Each organization’s curriculum has been vetted to ensure alignment with the IC&RC peer recovery domain and relevant policies to ensure you receive a quality training experience.  The approved providers are listed in alphabetical order by the organization’s name.

Bold North Recovery and Consulting

Name of Curriculum: Recovery Coach Academy and Ethical Considerations

Contact: Randy Anderson

Email: info@boldnorthrecoveryandconsulting.com

Phone: (763) 200 – 1180

Website: https://www.boldnorthrecoveryandconsulting.com/upcoming-recovery-coach-academy

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

Name of Curriculum: CCAR Recovery Coach Academy and Ethical Considerations

Contact: Ben Stapp

Email: Ben.Stapp@mntc.org 

Note: All requests for training should be emailed directly to Ben Stapp for now. Training opportunities are limited. 

Minnesota Recovery Connection

Name of Curriculum: Recovery Coach Academy

Contact: Caddy Frink

Email: caddy@minnesotarecovery.org

Phone: (612) 584 – 4158 ext. 116

Website: https://minnesotarecovery.org/recovery-coach-academy/

Recovery Is Happening

Name of Curriculum: Peer Recovery Specialist Academy

Contact: Jenna Christensen

Email: Jenna@rih.me

Phone: (507) 218 – 4773

Website: https://www.recoveryishappening.org/training/peer-recovery-specialist-academy/

Twin Cities Recovery Project, Inc.

Name of Curriculum: Peer to Peer Recovery Development Academy

Contact: Marc L. Johnigan

Phone: (612) 866 – 2045

Website: https://www.twincitiesrecoveryproject.org/cprs/