Many individuals and organizations have received communication from either the Illinois Certification Board (aka, IAODAPCA) or the Department of Human Services/Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA) regarding the development of Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) in Illinois.
This memo serves to offer clarification and guidance regarding the role and purpose of the CPRS and the CRSS (Certified Recovery Support Specialist) credential.
If you have additional questions, please contact Nanette Larson, DMH Deputy Director/Ambassador for Wellness & Recovery Services, at Nanette.Larson@illinois.gov , or by phone at 309-346-2094, x407.
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