Become A Peer

RegularPeople will walk alongside you: WE ARE PEERS

Step 1

Review the online orientation materials and complete the self-assessment. This will enable you to apply for training on the Core training to become a Peer Specialist.

Step 2

Apply and take the Core Training. Complete the application and submit it with payment by credit card. Other forms of payment can be accepted -email The current fee is $75 (non-refundable). The Core training is a 6-7 hour eLearning (Zoom) It’s interactive with a short knowledge assessment at the end. Once you complete and pass the knowledge assessment you will be able to apply for supplemental training.

Step 3

Apply for Supplemental Training. RegularPeople offers the Recovery Support Peer Specialist Training and the Mental Health Peer Specialist Training. Applications are reviewed and if accepted, you will be sent an invoice for payment of the current $450 registration fee. Most applicants receive a full scholarship so there is no out of pocket fee. The supplemental training is a five-day, 40 hour, eLearning training. Once you pass the knowledge assessment you will be ready to apply for certification. 

Step 4

Apply for certification with (TCB) Texas Certification Board RegularPeople is not involved in this certification process but we are available to walk you through the complete process. The initial certification is valid for six months. During this time, you must complete 250 hours of supervised work experience. RegularPeople can provide the mandatory supervision of your work experience as well. Once you’ve completed the 250 hours, you may then apply for a full two-year certification period.

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