Inspiring hope among a group of people who need it most!

This training is for Veterans who are seeking to become a Peer Specialist and who desire the knowledge that will enhance their own understanding and experience. You will be prepared to “stand shoulder to shoulder” and provide support services to other Veterans receiving mental health, substance abuse, or trauma services in a public or private setting.


  • Learn definitions and tasks performed by peer specialists.
  • Learn the value of inspiring hope and contributing to the development of a recovery culture.
  • Be introduced to appropriate roles in the workplace.
  • Understand how their own values are formed and how understanding themselves effects the way in which they understand others.
  • Be introduced to concepts such as conflict resolution, cultural competency and tolerance.
  • Understand the importance of self-care and design a self-care plan.

In this 40 hour, self-paced, online training you will receive:

  • 1

    Skills Training and Tools

    Learn the value of a recovery experience and how they can contribute to the development of a recovery culture in mental health organizations. Learn what the Department of Veterans Affairs requires for competencies in Peer Specialists.

  • 2

    Valuable Insight

    Learn how you can contribute to the development of a recovery culture in mental health organizations. You will also learn the value of inspiring hope in those you serve.

  • 3

    Goals of a Peer Specialist

    Learn about career development, continuing education and common definitions for peer support staff. Learn about your appropriate roles in the workplace and the variety of tasks performed by Peer Specialists.

Peer Specialists Inspire Hope for Recovery


We know that Peer Support works because it provides a way for people to share their real life stories of recovery with individuals and families who are facing similar challenges with little hope.

Through training and a special certification process, Peer Specialists are prepared to help others find their path to recovery.

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Purchase the Program for only $575.00

Military Discount Available (submit your DD214 first)

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Courses Included with the Program

  • Peer Specialist Overview
  • Recovery & Resiliency
  • Legal Issues and HIPPA
  • Stigma Issues
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Cultural Competence
  • Ethics: Peer Specialist
  • Adult Education
  • Community Reintegration
  • Veterans Navigating Systems

Meets 40 hours Educational Requirement for: Certified Recovery Peer Specialist- Veteran (CRPS-V ) in Florida.  NET Institute provides online training in addiction, recovery and peer support.  We do NOT certify students or award credentials.

$100.00 Discount for Veterans!

Once we receive your request and verify military status, we will email you a coupon code good for $100 off your purchase.

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