Please complete the application below including uploading your resume. PDF and DOC files can be uploaded.
When responding to the following questions, please remember that this is not a secure form and therefore, we are asking that you do not include information such as personal substance use disorder in your response. Lived experience is an integral part of this position but substance use disorder, and any other health diagnosis is personal, private, health information and we want to protect our applicants. This form is not HIPAA compliant.
All applicants must be CPRC certified or eligible to complete the program. Learn more about the MDHHS CPRC program: CPRC-Fillable-Training-Application.pdf (michigan.gov). Program is a 40-hour virtual training plus an on-site testing requirement in Lansing.
MDHHS CPRC Training Program Pre-Requisites as defined by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services:
~Have a high school diploma, General Education Diploma (GED), or provide college transcripts in lieu of a high school diploma or GED.
~Have a substance use disorder, co-occurring disorder(s), and/or non-substance addictive disorder(s) and have received treatment from a public or private provider.
~Have two continuous years in recovery at some point in time after the age of 18.
~Have personal experience in navigating complex substance use disorder, co-occurring disorder(s), and/or non-substance addictive disorder(s) treatment services (self-help
groups are not included).
~Self-identifies as having a substance use disorder, co-occurring disorder(s), and/or non-substance addictive disorder(s) with a substantial life disruption and shares their recovery story in supporting others.
~Be employed by a CMHSP or contract provider at the beginning of training.
~Meet the MDHHS application approval process for specialized training and certification.
The process includes:
~Completed peer recovery coach application
~Supervisor signature and acknowledgment form
~Two written letters of reference
~Current job description
~Read, understand, and agree to the MDHHS Peer Recovery Coach Code of Ethics
~Acknowledgement of truthfulness and accuracy of application
~Training fee paid by the agency that employs the peer recovery coach.
~Be freely chosen by beneficiaries utilizing peer recovery coach services; and
~Adhere to the MDHHS Peer Recovery Coach Code of Ethics.