Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialist Training

Application Form and Registration Procedures

Certified Peer Support Specialists use their experience of recovery from substance use, mental health or co-occurring disorders to support clients as a part of a treatment team. New Vista is pleased to offer Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialist Certification Training(APSS) – a 5 day, 30-hour interactive program designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively support clients throughout the recovery process.


Who can apply?

Anyone with a demonstrated pattern of recovery from addiction, mental illness or co-occurring disorders, and:

  • a high school diploma or GED
  • at least 18 years of age or older
  • two (2) personal references
  • is available to attend all 30 hours of training: FULL attendance is required each day; dates and times cannot be missed or substituted.

What is the cost to attend?

The cost is $300. Self-pay individuals may apply for a reduced fee scholarship that reduces the price to $150, however, limited sponsorships are available and are on a first come first serve basis. Participants sponsored by a grant, organization or employer do not qualify for the scholarship.

 

General Information
Name
Address
Short Essays
Please answer all questions in brief essay form as completely as possible.
Reference 1
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Completed Reference
ATTN: Training Department
1351 Newtown Pike, Bldg. 3
Lexington, KY 40511
Reference 2
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Completed Reference
ATTN: Training Department
1351 Newtown Pike, Bldg. 3
Lexington, KY 40511
Statement of Qualifications
Kentucky Peer Support Specialists must meet regulatory requirements in order to serve in this role. By checking each of the following I affirm that: