Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Health Systems Division: Medical Assistance Programs
Peer Support Specialist Certification Requirements
(1) To be certified as a peer support specialist, an individual shall:(a) Complete all required training offered by an Authority approved 40-hour training program for peer support specialists by specialization;(b) Complete an Authority approved oral health training;(c) Complete all application requirements to be in the state registry;(d) Complete the Authority certification process; and(e) Be successfully accepted into the state registry.(2) Individuals who hold national or non-Oregon state certification and are in good standing with their certifying body may be granted reciprocity or receive equivalent credit for previously completed training. The Authority shall determine the criteria for reciprocity and equivalent credit.