CRS Content Outline Update

PCB is updating the Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) credential. If you are a CRS, a supervisor of CRSs, a trainer or other stakeholder, your feedback on the updated Content Outline is needed! For more information and to complete the survey, click here.

Certified Peer Specialist Full Certification Process

Formal certification through PCB is necessary to provide Medicaid billable peer support services.

NOTE: the time-limited grandparenting process ended on August 31, 2019. Applications that were emailed, faxed or postmarked on that date will be accepted. If applicants are missing any information they will be contacted by PCB and given a deadline to submit the information. If they do not complete the process by the deadline, they will need to complete the process outlined in the updated application, including taking the examination. For more information, and to access the application, click here.


Have a question about the recertification process? Visit our FAQ page by clicking here.


Options to complete the recertification process:

  1. Complete the entire Recertification Application online. PLEASE NOTE: You must have an approved account to complete the application online.
  2. Download and complete the Recertification Application - PDF.  Education Approval: If you have education that needs to be PCB approved, download and complete the Education Approval Application - PDF.  You can print and mail these documents or save and email them to PCB.
PCB Conference



PCB's 21st Annual Conference
May 4-5, 2020 | Lancaster, PA



Application to Present 

Deadline October 10, 2019






PCB Trainings

IC&RC Member Board

Logo, IC&RCPCB is a member of IC&RC, the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals. Organized in 1981, it provides standards and examinations to certification and licensing boards in 24 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.
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