All courses meet and exceed IC&RC educational requirements for the Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist credential offered through the Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers (LASACT).
CPST provides an engaging online learning experience focused on key issues critical to providing excellent Peer Recovery Services. CPST coursework fulfills IC&RC requirements in Advocacy, Mentoring and Education, Recovery and Wellness, plus Ethical Responsibility. Peer Recovery Services are provided by people who have personal, lived experience in recovery from addiction, mental illness, or co-occurring substance and mental disorders, along with support skills learned in formal training.
Credentials and certification impart recognition and standardization of services provided by peer recovery support specialists, peer recovery coaches, peer support workers, or peer recovery mentors.