Renewing my CHW or CHW/CRS Certification
Certified individuals must obtain at least 14 hours of CEUs by May 31st of each year. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are critical to maintaining professional knowledge in a career as a peer support specialist.
If you are a Community Health Worker, CEUs include time spent learning about mental wellness, cultural competence, environmental health, ethics, chronic diseases, food & nutrition, etc. If you are a Community Health Worker/Certified Recovery Specialist, CEUs include time spent learning about mental health, substance use, ethics, and Peer Support services. CEUs do not include time spent in an employment and/or volunteer position. CEUs are measured in hours (1 hour of learning = 1 hour of CEU). Click here to see upcoming CEU opportunities!