Do you know someone who has a lived mental health experience and would be an excellent candidate for the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) profession?
Beginning Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 19, 2019, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services will accept applications for the Certified Peer Specialist Training Program.
Applications must be received by 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. There will be no exceptions to this deadline.
PLEASE NOTE: This application period is for the June 2019 CPS Training that will take place June 17-21 and June 24-28. Interviews for this program will take place May 6-21, 2019. Selected applications will participate in a 10-day training session June 17-21 and June 24-28, 2019.
All attachments must be submitted with a complete application. We will not accept incomplete or late application! Applications should be submitted by the individual who wishes to apply. Please do not complete applications on someone else’s behalf.
Please be mindful that this is a competitive opportunity for a no-cost professional training for residents of Philadelphia. Only 20 applicants will be selected. A completed application does not guarantee interview selection. An interview selection does not guarantee training selection!
If you are interested in being trained to be a Certified Peer Specialist, please submit this form along with all required attachments in person, mail or email to: