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Integrated-Forensic Peer Recovery Specialist Training

Implementing Peer Support Services in the Criminal Justice System

SAFE Project’s I-FPRS trains Certified Peer Recovery Specialists in navigating the complexities associated with the cross-section of the behavioral health and criminal justice setting (jails and prisons, reentry programs, community-based programs, treatment programs, probation offices, psychiatric settings, etc.). Participants who complete the ToT will become certified to deliver the I-FPRS training to Peer Recovery Specialists and supervisors within their respective states.

Who Should Become a Certified I-FPRS Trainer?

Only individuals who successfully complete SAFE Project’s I-FPRS ToT can become certified. The ToT training is appropriate for those with working knowledge of the peer recovery support scope of practice who can help to facilitate this training across their states. It is primarily directed towards larger organizations, multiple organizations coming together in a single state, and state agencies. Please contact SAFE Project to request a formal proposal. If you are a Peer Recovery Specialist seeking this I-FPRS training, please speak with your state’s agency or certification board to bring the ToT to your state or check out below for more information about one of our upcoming quarterly virtual participant trainings.

I-FPRS Quarterly Participant Training (Virtual)

Are you an individual with a working knowledge of the peer recovery support scope of practice? SAFE Project invites you to attend one of our virtual quarterly participant trainings. This training equips Certified Peer Recovery Specialists and supervisors with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to support individuals with substance use disorders in navigating the cross-section of the behavioral health and criminal justice settings. Please note: this is not a training to certify individuals to deliver this training across their state.

Upcoming Training Session

The next virtual I-FPRS Participant Training is July 18th through 21st from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST.