Resources for Education Hours

Academy of Peer Services

Interactive multimedia courses

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network

List of upcoming & past trainings; recordings may be available upon request

Doors to Wellbeing

List of upcoming webinars and recordings

Faces and Voices of Recovery

In-person and virtual trainings

Illinois Certification Board (ICB)

Searchable list of trainings that have been awarded CEUs by ICB

Illinois Mental Health Collaborative

List of trainings that provide CEUs for CRSS & CPRS credentials

Mental Health America

Upcoming webinars, as well as recordings and slides from past webinars

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network

List of upcoming & past trainings; recordings may be available upon request

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)

List of recorded webinars; slides may also be provided

National Association of Peer Supporters (NAPS)

NAPS YouTube channel playlist of past webinar recordings

National Empowerment Center

List of recorded webinars

Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

Virtual trainings

Recovery Coaching Network at Governor's State University

List of upcoming and past trainings

Recovery Within Reach

List of webinars

SAMSHA's Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center

List of video training recordings

Procedures to Petition for CEUs

Not all educational experiences available to CRSS professionals will have been awarded CEUs by ICB and may require a petition to receive CEU credit. Requests are to be submitted to ICB using the Petition Form, with the following information:

  • Documentation of attendance
  • Goals and objectives of the program
  • Date/length of program in clock hours
  • Brochure or other document describing program content
  • Sponsor, location, instructor, and target population
  • Definition of the training type (publication, workshop, seminar)
  • Identification of the Mental Health specific content and/or knowledge/skill related to the Core Functions
  • Non-refundable petition fee ($10.00)

Requests will be reviewed within 30 days, and CRSS professionals will be notified of the results. If recognized, they will be informed of the number of CEUs awarded.

Source: The Illinois Model for Mental Health Certified Recovery Support Specialist - © April 2023