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Peer Recovery Specialists
Peer specialists help others find hope and healing. There are two types.
- Certified peer specialist: An individual with experience in the mental health and substance use services system trained to provide support to others struggling to find a path to recovery.
- Certified parent peer specialist: An individual with experience raising a child with behavioral health challenges trained to utilize their experience navigating services in support of other parents.
Certification is awarded after successful completion of a training course and passage of an exam.
Certified peer specialists and certified parent peer specialists are employed by providers of mental health and substance use services.Peer Specialists - Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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