(Times will vary please see registration for details) 

Durham, NC, weekends:

  • November 9, 10, 11, 17 & 18
  • December 7, 8, 9, 15 & 16

Fayetteville, NC, weekdays:

  • November 12-16
  • December 10-14

Raleigh, NC:

  • November 12-16 (weekdays)
  • December 3-7 (weekdays)

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 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. 
  • 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 in 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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​​​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?

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.