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:
EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF CRSS PROFESSIONALS
(Provider Training Series)
CRSS CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
|July 15, 2014
October 28, 2014
|CRSS Competency Training (Southern Region)
|Good Samaritan St. Mary's Hospital, Mt. Vernon, IL|
|August 7, 2014||Region 5 South Recovery Conference||John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL|
|August 20, 2014
September 10, 2014
|CRSS Competency Training (Northern Region)
|Thompson Center, Chicago, IL|
|August 28, 2014||Recovery & Empowerment Statewide Call "Sculpting Our Relationships"||Moderated Teleconference|
|September 17, 2014||Regions 3 & 4 Recovery Conference||Washington, IL|
|September 19, 2014||McHenry County Mental Health Wellness & Recovery Conference||McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL|
|September 25, 2014||Recovery & Empowerment Statewide Call||Moderated Teleconference|
|October 3, 2014||Region 5 Metro East Recovery Conference||The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, IL|
|October 23, 2014||Recovery & Empowerment Statewide Call "Forgiving Ourselves & Others"||Moderated Teleconference|
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