Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist when I complete the MPAC Advocacy & Leadership Program?
No, All Fellows who complete the program will get a certificate of completion from MPAC/3C Recovery Support Training Institute. Fellows will be able to use the individual Maryland Addiction and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB) pre-approved trainings toward requirements for Maryland certification.
Will I have to complete 500 services hours for certification?
Yes, MABPCB requires everyone to have completed 500 services hours prior to taking the exam for certification. The MPAC ALP program asks all Fellows to commit to a service project selected by the Fellows in each cohort to be completed within a year.
As a MPAC ALP Fellow, if I have taken one the CPRS Prerequisite trainings in the pass, can I take it again?
Yes, you would be allowed to take the training again; however, you will be responsible to pay for your own manual if you have misplaced your original one.