Peer Employment Training in Arizona

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This 76-hour course is designed to provide the participant with peer support skills, learning about recovery from mental illness, making recovery plans for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, serving a diverse population, communication skills, ethics and boundaries, conflict resolution, and job preparation. These tools help the individual taking the training to move into recovery and overcome challenges associated with returning to the workforce. The graduate of this class will then use these same tools to help others with their recovery. Passing grade on exit test is required before a certificate of completion will be released.

Graduation from the Peer Employment Training Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of the Peer Employment Training Certificate Program, students will be able to apply for positions requesting skills defined under Section 9.2 Peer Support/Recovery Support Training, Certification and Supervision Requirements in the Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health Services (Now AHCCCS) Provider Manual.

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the competency test and, upon successful completion of the test, be credentialed as Certified Peer Support Specialists.

Please feel free to review our current REC Enrollment/Application Form and REC 2017 – 2018 Catalog which outlines the modules and competencies taught during this course.

Follow this link for our PET Training Calendar.

Learn more about PET Training in Arizona.  For information on Peer Employment Training outside of Arizona, click here.

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