2024 CRSS/CPRS Competency Training

The Illinois Department of Human Services-Division of Mental Health announces it will once again be offering its annual CRSS/CPRS Competency Training series in 2024, and it will continue to be presented in six, half-day Sessions.

Reasonable Accommodations: Closed Captioning will be available this year. Other reasonable accommodations are provided upon request. All requests must be received by the Event Contact listed below at least 6 weeks prior to event.


Click the link to find detailed information on specific modules and learning objectives for each 2024 CRSS/CPRS Competency Training Session.


  • CRSS & CPRS professionals who wish to increase their skills
  • Individuals interested in pursuing either the CRSS or CPRS credential
  • Supervisors of recovery support specialists and other CRSS or CPRS staff
  • Any person working in a Living Room Program (staff working in these positions are required to complete 16 hours of CRSS/CPRS Training provided by DMH annually)


To register, click on the training link below. It will open the registration page. If a training is full, please select another date and/or time.

Once you register for a session you will receive your WebEx link via email for that Session. Don't forget to register for all the sessions you are interested in attending!

2024 CRSS/CPRS Training Registration Link

The CRSS Training will be provided via WebEx. Once you register for each session you will receive a confirmation email. Your WebEx link is in that email. Participants will be able to use the WebEx link to join the training session. A handout link and handouts for each Session will be sent PRIOR to the sessions. There will be a separate WebEx link/email for each session.

Event Contact:

Christina Ancira, Recovery Support Specialist II

Illinois Department of Human Services

Division of Mental Health

Bureau of Wellness & Recovery