The Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) is a credential for those who provide mental health or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse peer support to others. A person with the CRSS credential uses unique insights gained through personal recovery experience.
The CRSS credential assures competence in advocacy, professional responsibility, mentoring, and recovery support. Persons with the CRSS credential are employed specifically to use their personal recovery experiences to facilitate and support the recoveries of others and to help shape the mental health system.
Persons with their CRSS infuse the mental health system with hope and empowerment, and improve opportunities for others to:
CRSS CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
|October 7, 2016||Recovery Conference Region 5 Metro East||Belleville, IL|
|October 14-15, 2016||NAMI Illinois Conference||Techny, IL|
|October 15, 2016||Adult Mental Health First Aid||Oakbrook, IL|
|October 22, 2016||Adult Mental Health First Aid||Downers Grove, IL|
|October 27, 2016||Recovery and Empowerment Statewide Call: Exploring the Possibilities in Our Communities||Teleconference
|October 27-28, 2016||Illinois StateWide Transition Conference||Effingham, IL|
|October 28, 2016||Wellness Recovery Action Plan Symposium||Mt Vernon, IL|
|November 4, 2016||Wellness Recovery Action Plan Symposium||Granite City, IL|
|November 5, 2016||Youth Mental Health First Aid||Oakbrook, IL|
|November 9, 2016||WRAP Refresher Region 5||Belleville, IL|
|November 12, 2016||Journeying Together: A Faithful Response to Addiction Faith and Health Symposium||Chicago, IL|
|November 15, 2016||Youth Mental Health First Aid (For Teachers/Education Personnel)||Hillside, IL|
|December 1, 2016||WRAP Refresher Region 1||Chicago, IL|
|December 13, 2016||WRAP Refresher Regions 3&4||Peoria, IL|
|December 16, 2016||WRAP Refresher Region 2||Elgin, IL|
|February 8, 2016||Youth Mental Health First Aid (For Teachers/Education Personnel)||Hillside, IL|
EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF CRSS PROFESSIONALS
(Provider Training Series)
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