​​​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?

Training Dates 

​​​​​​2018 TRAINING DATES:

(All trainings are Monday through Friday unless noted below) 


  • February 26- March 2 (Charlotte)
  • March 2, 3, 4, 10 & 11 (Weekends Durham)
  • March 12-16 (Raleigh)
  • ​March 19-23 (Fayetteville)

​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.