Training Institute

The Rise Recovery Training Institute was established in 2017 as part of our ongoing effort to partner with the community in education and training of addiction and recovery. Our learning environment supports the development of compassion and empathy for health care providers, mental health professionals, recovery paraprofessionals, students, and members of the recovery community. Rise Recovery is a Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals provider. Our provider number is TCBAP Provider # 1028-20.

Recovery Support Peer Specialist Training Program

While peer support has been around for years, it has recently become recognized as a vital piece to recovery. If you are looking to provide hope to those who struggle with substance use and provide support in their recovery process, Rise Recovery can help make that happen. The Recovery Support Peer Specialist (RSPS) training will provide the necessary skills and knowledge needed to work as a peer support specialist in settings such as peer-run organizations, public or private substance use treatment, veteran services and corrections departments.

Are you interested in becoming a Professional Recovery Coach? Through shared understanding, respect, and mutual empowerment, peer support workers help people become and stay engaged in the recovery process and reduce the likelihood of relapse. Peer support services can effectively extend the reach of treatment beyond the clinical setting into the everyday environment of those seeking a successful, sustained recovery process. The RSPS training is conducted in two steps. The first part of the program is the Core Training. Once the Core Training is successfully completed, you are eligible to apply for the Specialized Training for RSPS. You must apply and successfully complete both to be certified.

CORE Training

  • Cost: $200.00
  • Length: 3-day training; 20 Hour Course
  • Must take prior to RSPS Training

CORE Training Dates

February 202421st-23rd9 am - 5 pm
May 202427th-29th9 am - 5 pm

RSPS Training

  • Cost: $600.00 (non-refundable)
  • Must have “lived experience”
  • Length: 5-Day, 40 Hour Course

RSPS Training Dates

April 20248th-12th9 am - 5 pm
June 202410th-14th9 am - 5 pm

MHPS Supplemental

  • Cost: $600.00

Training Dates

March 20244th-8th9 am - 5 pm

Peer Specialist Supervisor (PSS) Training

  • Cost: $350

Training Dates

March 202421st-22nd9 am - 5 pm
May 20242nd-3rd9 am - 5 pm

Register Today!

For more information/application, please contact:

Mary Kate Brown, Training and Partner Coordinator
210-227-2634, ext. 161

Continued Education Training

To Signup for Continued Education, please visit this link:

Training Dates

Continued Education TrainingDateCE HoursCost
Developmental RelationshipsJanuary 25th-26th 2024 9am-5pm12 CE hours$180
Peer Specialist EthicsMarch 29th 2024 1pm-2pm1 CE hours$15
Compassion FatigueApril 19th 2024 12pm-2pm2 CE hours$30
Ethical Decision-makingMay 17th 2024 1pm-2pm1 CE hours15