understand your options
Choose your trail & set professional goals
Begin, and follow through, on your chosen journey.
Learning about all of your options helps you make an informed decision about what trail is right for you!
Setting professional goals helps you measure your success and aligns with your journey.
Start your journey, develop your skills, and accomplish your goals
Current offer of employment as a Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist
for Training (Self-Pay)
No Employment Offer
Not Currently Working
Prefer a Fast-Track
No Out of State License
Pay $950 training fee
Transfer License from
Active license in another state
Current/Active CBHPSS License (Another State)
Education/ Training Competencies
Employment/ Employment Offer
Trail of Training
& Volunteer Experience
No employment offer
No Out-of-state license
Health Peer Support Specialist
To help you find the right fit for you and help you be successful, MPN has developed this map of what your journey might look like!
Answer the questions below to find your path!
Have you been in stable recovery for at least 24 months?
Stable recovery means that you have not had any psychiatric hospitalizations longer than 72 hours or any incarcerations in the last 2 years.
Are you currently employed or do you have a written offer of employment as a Peer Support Specialist?
Documentation is required for employment offers or employment verification.
Are you willing and able to pay the entire training fee ($950) and attend the 40 hour Peer Support 101 course?
Peer Support 101 is a 40 hour course offered at least quarterly in Helena. All lodging and travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant. Virtual courses may also be available
Are you licensed or certified as a Peer Support Specialist in another state?