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Peer Services: Peer Specialists

There are two types of certified peer specialists in Wisconsin.

Certification is awarded after successful completion of a training course and passage of an exam.

Certified peer specialists and certified parent peer specialists are employed by providers of mental health and substance use services. Ask your provider about whether a peer specialist is available to support your journey to recovery.

Training courses

Many organizations sponsor training courses for certified peer specialists and certified parent peer specialists. Visit the Wisconsin Peer Specialist website for information on upcoming certified peer specialist and certified parent peer specialist trainings.​

Last revised March 12, 2024