Recovery Community Support
Many Atlantic County residents go from receiving intensive residential or daily substance use support to the opposite extreme of less clinical appointments with little recovery community support, A safe, welcoming environment allows clients to access variety of programs to help individuals in recovery plan, create, invent, improve life skills and make things happen in their lives. The Hansen Foundation is a licensee for training for peer recovery specialists in Atlantic and Cape May County for Prevention is Key-CARES – the Center for Addiction Recovery Education Success.
We provide the training that satisfies the educational requirement for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) credential as determined by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of New Jersey, Inc (APCBNJ). The training, upon successful completion, provides trainees with the competency in the learning domains created by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) which include mentoring and education, advocacy and ethical responsibility.