“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Joseph Munn, Veterans Maintenance Specialist, on his successful completion of the Certified Recovery Peer Advocates – Provisional (CRPA-P).
Joseph is one of the 16 participants who went through Peer Support Training, which includes Recovery Coach Academy, and an ethics course.
Ruth Riddick from Community Outreach & Communications ASAP of New York State instructed both sessions. Ruth Riddick’s Recovery Coach Academy’s 30-hour training was held on March 12-19th, 2018 and her 16-hour Ethics Course took place from March 26-29, 2018.
The New York Certification Board defines a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) as “a person who provides outreach, advocacy, mentoring and recovery support services to those seeking or sustaining recovery.” For certification, a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate is defined as “a professional who has demonstrated competence in performing a range of activities as defined by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) Peer Recovery Job …