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Approval in Alabama

Alabama Department of Mental Health CE Information

Applies To:

  • Alabama Peer Support Specialists
    • CPS
    • CRSS
Certified Peer Specialist (CPS)

Initial certification is earned through the ADMH Certified Recovery Support Specialist Training Program: https://mh.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Guidelines_and_Requirements_of_the_AL_CertifiedPeerSpecialistsTrainingProgram.pdf

Participation in the Alabama Certified Specialist Training Program requires a significant and long term commitment of time and energy. You are expected to participate in the full five days of training, including evening sessions, complete assigned homework, and you are expected to take the final exam.

Quarterly Continuing Education Training attendance is required to maintain certification.

For additional information contact:
Office of Peer Programs
1-800-832-0952 | 334-242-3456
[email protected]

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Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)

Initial certification is earned through the ADMH Certified Recovery Support Specialist Training Program: https://mh.alabama.gov/certified-recovery-support-specialist-training-program/ 

Once certified, a Certified Recovery Support Specialist must obtain sixteen (16) education hours each year by the deadline of December 31st. Currently, the only trainings accepted are provided by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH). No other hours will be accepted.

Board Contact Info

Alabama Department of Mental Health
100 North Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
General Inquiries: [email protected]
Main Office: 1-800-367-0955 | 334-242-3454
Office of Peer Programs: 1-800-832-0952 | 334-242-3456

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Certified Peer Specialist

Initial certification is earned through the ADMH Certified Recovery Support Specialist Training Program: https://mh.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Guidelines_and_Requirements_of_the_AL_CertifiedPeerSpecialistsTrainingProgram.pdf

Participation in the Alabama Certified Specialist Training Program requires a significant and long term commitment of time and energy. You are expected to participate in the full five days of training, including evening sessions, complete assigned homework, and you are expected to take the final exam.

Quarterly Continuing Education Training attendance is required to maintain certification.

CE-Credit.com does not currently offer any courses applicable to this credential.

Certified Recovery Support Specialist

Initial certification is earned through the ADMH Certified Recovery Support Specialist Training Program: https://mh.alabama.gov/certified-recovery-support-specialist-training-program/

Once certified, a Certified Recovery Support Specialist must obtain sixteen (16) education hours each year by the deadline of December 31st. Currently, the only trainings accepted are provided by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH).

Initial Credential

40 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

No You cannot use online courses for your initial CRSS credential.

Credential Renewal

16 CE credit hours required for renewal.

No You can't use online courses for renewing your CRSS credential.

CE-Credit.com does not currently offer any courses applicable to this credential.

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Disclaimer

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