Peer Recovery Specialist Trainings
In Virginia, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) Office of Recovery Services (ORS) manages the Peer Recovery Specialist (PRS) training process. All trainings listed on this website have been approved by DBHDS ORS. For more information, please reach out to Mary McQuown at Mary.McQuown@DBHDS.Virginia.Gov.
Peer Recovery Specialist (PRS) Trainings
The list below shows DBHDS-approved PRS Trainings that are currently accepting applications.
Details about the training, including the full training schedule, can be found by clicking on the blue Training ID. Please be sure to check the "Notes for Training Applicants" section for any specific eligibility information. Use the filter search for trainings by format or the search bar to search for a trainer by their full name.
To apply for a training, note the Training ID and click here to complete the application.
The following trainers are certified by DBHDS to provide the 72-hour PRS training in Virginia. To find trainers near you, use the filter search to see trainers in your region or type your city in the search bar. To find a specific trainer, type their first name in the search bar.