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CPSS Professional Development

UAPSS is committed to developing the skills of peer support specialists and helping them continue to improve throughout their entire CPSS journey. We are proud to work closely with Utah’s Office Of Substance Use And Mental Health as well as recovery agencies and communities to ensure that Utah’s peer support workforce is up-to-date and well-trained and well supported.

We offer weekly peer check-in sessions, Monthly specialty training sessions, and CEU training. Stay tuned, there is always more to come.

If you would like to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Please use the following link to download the application and submit your application today.

All training, providers and training dates are listed on the OSUMH website. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE STATE APPROVED before attending a training.

For CPSS Enhancement trainings Please use the sign up button below.

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about uapss

An Association is  a group of people organized for a joint purpose...

The Utah Association of Peer Support Specialists is a group of CPSS promoting and supporting all of Utah's CPSS workforce across the state.

UAPSS works closely with CPSS Utah Department of Health and Human Services and recovery agencies to provide education and certification as well as self care support for Utah's ever growing peer support workforce. 


UAPSS was created in 2019 and is registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations go directly towards out mission!

The mission of UAPSS is to guide, provide and advance peer support services, to promote and support all recovery throughout the state of Utah. To do that UAPSS actively works with all trained and certified peer support specialists to provide

  • Self care activities for Members

  • Continuing education or personal growth.

  • Strong support system for Both CPSS & Supervising Agencies

  • Specialized Trainings & Webinars for members.

UAPSS welcomes individuals and organizations to join us in supporting all CPSS in the state of Utah. The training and growth of Utah's peer support and the workforce is important to us. CPSS self-care, Ethics, & proper supervision and enhanced trainings are vital to the success of Peer support. We are here for you!


If you are an advocate of mental health, dual disorders or substance use disorder and would like to join UAPSS, please contact  to receive a Board member application.


To become a member and receive all the membership benefits, details and rates, please the membership button at the top of our website.

To all the CPSS out there changing the face of mental Health and substance use challenges, We thank you!!! We are here for you.


Recovery is a personal journey, not a destination
- Cast your pebble -
- Jump in -
Be the ripple you wish to see in the world around you!

Brian Neilson CPSS and Executing Director of UAPSS

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