|(a) Core training and supplemental training must be
delivered in a classroom setting. If provided through telecommunication,
participants must be able to ask questions in real time and interact
with the instructor and other classmates.
(b) Core training must be consistent with subsection §354.3013(a)
of this subchapter (relating to Services Provided).
(c) Upon successful completion of core training, a
person is eligible for the supplemental training consistent with the
person's lived experience:
(1) Mental Health Peer Specialist, for a person with
lived experience in recovery from a mental health condition; or
(2) Recovery Support Peer Specialist, for a person
with lived experience in recovery from a substance use disorder.
(d) Upon successful completion of a supplemental training,
a person may apply for certification under Division 6 of this subchapter
(relating to Peer Specialist and Peer Specialist Supervisor Certification).
(e) Successful completion of both core training and
supplemental training must be documented through a knowledge assessment
completed by each participant at the end of each training.