The Florida Certification Board is pleased to be accepting applications for the Certified Recovery Peer Specialist – Veteran (CRPS-V) credential. The CRPS-V credential will be open under grandfathering standards from May 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012. ** Effective June 1, 2013 all applicants seeking to receive this credential will be required to take the Florida Recovery Peer Specialist Exam.
Individuals holding the CRPS-V credential are veterans who are competent and certified to provide recovery support to other veterans facing mental illness, substance abuse, or trauma issues.
You may apply for this credential in one of two ways:
Option 1: Download the Application Portfolio from the link below (free download). The application includes credential standards, instructions, and mandatory forms.
Option 2: Contact the FCB at (850) 222-6314 to request an Application Portfolio for $15. All documents will be mailed to you and must be returned via the U.S. mail.
Click Here to Download CRPS-V Application
There is a $100 certification processing fee that must accompany your application. Application fees are non-refundable.
Note: If you already hold a current CRPS, CRPS-A, or CRPS-F credential and wish to add the CRPS-V credential as an endorsement, please send an email requesting CRPS-V certification by endorsement to firstname.lastname@example.org Individuals seeking endorsement will have a reduced certification processing fee of $50.