How to become a certified peer support specialist in South Dakota?

Please refer the table below to know how to become a certified peer support specialist in South Dakota? In this Database you'll find all the necessary Requirements of South Dakota state to become a certified peer support specialist.

Is there a state-endorsed certification process?:No
Does the state differentiate between Mental Health Peer Support Specialists and Substance Use Peer Support Specialists?:N/A
What are the educational requirements to apply for a peer specialist training program?:N/A
What are the personal requirements to apply for a peer specialist training program?:N/A
What are the professional requirements needed to apply for a peer specialist training program?:N/A
What are the training requirements to become a Certified Peer Specialist?:N/A
What is the average cost for CPS training?:N/A
Who is responsible for paying for training? (List all):N/A
Other potential funding sources.:N/A
Is there a state-wide certification test?:N/A
What are the personal/professional requirements for certification, if they differ from attending the training?:N/A
Is a background check required? If so, is a criminal record a disqualification for certification?:N/A
What is the cost of the certification test?:N/A
Does the certification test need to be taken regularly to maintain certification?:N/A
Aside from any fees for the training or state-wide certification test, are there other certification fees/costs?:N/A
Is there a statewide certification body?:N/A
Please provide as much information about the certification board/body as possible.:N/A
Where can information be found for upcoming peer support trainings?:N/A
On average, how often are trainings held in your state?:N/A
Training providers (vendors) and their contact information.:N/A
What are the continuing education requirements?:N/A
Who tracks CEUs?:N/A
Is there a certification requirement for CPS Supervisors? If yes, provide details of requirements and relevant information.:N/A
Additional specializations available for certified peer specialists::N/A
What are the different acronyms used to distinguish peer supporters and specific peer support specialties?:N/A
Are Certified Peer Specialists services Medicaid reimbursable?:N/A
How are peer support services paid for by the state? What specific Medicaid waivers are used, if any?:N/A
Is digital peer support available? Medicaid reimbursable?:N/A
Is there a statewide Peer Specialist organization?:Yes
Name of Statewide Peer Specialists Organization:The Association of South Dakota Peer Supporters
Peer Specialists Organization Website:https://www.facebook.com/peersupportASDPS/?ref=page_internal
Peer Specialists Organization Primary Contact:Loran Harris lleeharris562012@yahoo.com
605-723-6044
Other relevant/helpful contacts::
Are there conferences held in the state specifically for Peer Supporters?:N/A
Are there recognition or award opportunities for peer support specialists or Substance Use Peer Support Specialists?:N/A
Helpful Websites/ References:
Additional Info:Only information about peer support services in SD were for ""Peer Recovery Support Services"" for substance use.
Person to contact to confirm there isn't a Certified peer specialist program in SD - Loran Harris lleeharris562012@yahoo.com
If there are recent changes to the certification process due to COVID-19, are the changes permanent, temporary or other?:N/A