2018 TRAINING DATES:

(Times will vary please see registration for details) 


Durham, NC, weekends:

  • May 11, 12, 13, 19 & 20
  • June- 8, 9, 10, 16 & 17
  • July 13, 14, 15, 21 & 22
  • August 10, 11, 12, 18 & 19
  • September 14, 15, 16, 22 & 23
  • October 12, 13, 14, 20 & 21
  • November 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18
  • December 7, 8, 9, 15 & 16


Fayetteville, NC, weekdays:

  • April 16-20
  • May 21-25
  • June 21-25
  • July 16-20
  • August 20-24
  • September 17-21
  • October 22-26
  • November 12-16
  • December 10-14


Raleigh, NC:

  • April 6, 7, 8, 14 & 15 (weekends)


Thank you for considering the NC-H.O.P.E. Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Program. NC-H.O.P.E. is a 40-hour training curriculum approved by the state of North Carolina. Once you complete our training, you will receive a valid certificate showing successful completion of a Division approved 40 hour Peer Support Specialist training which can be used to apply for NCCPSS certification.


  • The program is 5-days a week and runs from 8:30am to 5:30pm. 
  • A short graduation ceremony is held on the final day of training. 
  • To receive an NC-H.O.P.E. certificate of completion, participants must be present and participate on all scheduled training dates. 
  • Participants who do not complete all 40 hours will not earn the certificate of completion, which is required for Peer Support Specialist Certification by the state.
  • If you are unable to commit to all of the training hours, please consider a future training date that better meets your schedule. We look forward to having you in NC-H.O.P.E. Training. 


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Please note: In order to be certified by the state of North Carolina, you are also required to complete an additional 20-hrs of training in a related field. Learn more now.  

​​​Let NC-H.O.P.E. prepare you to become

a certified peer support specialist! 


  • Do you want to help people? 
  • Would you like a rewarding career? 
  • Can you inspire others with your life experiences? 
  • Do you need PSS training to apply for NCCPSS Certification?