Courage to Change

Our core curriculums are branded as Courage to Change (C2C). Founded on the principles of  physical, mental, and spiritual wellness, C2C programs specialize in sharing the journey of healing and wholeness through Peer Services. Our C2C Programs are identified below:  

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) Training

State of Virginia Peer Recovery Specialist (PRS) training is offered at our Warrior Way Wellness Center.  

The VA PRS Training is a 72-hour curriculum requiring successful completion of 3 quizzes and one final exam over the course of the PRS training. 

 

Achieving the Virginia CPRS certification is valid for application in other states, and meets the US Department of Veterans Affairs employment standards. 

Requirements for the State of Virginia CPRS certification are as follows:

  • 60 Hours of in-class instruction

  • 12 Hours of take-home work completed by student

  • Successful Completion of 3 in-course quizzes

  • Successful Completion of Course Final Exam

  • 500 hours of volunteer or paid experience working with Peer clientele

  • High school diploma/GED

Action Planning for Prevention & Recovery (APPR) Courses

APPR Facilitator workshops are peer-to-peer career path development programs that provide  individuals with a self-management and crisis management toolbox vital to entering the civilian workforce.

APPR Training aids in employment with many military and civilian organizations including but not limited to: 

  • Social Services

  • Mental Health Organizations

  • Hospitals

  • Education Centers

  • Detention Centers

Level I

16-Hour course teaching and promoting wellness, resiliency, life skills, &
 self-management plans

for Service Members, Veterans, and Family. 

Level II

24-Hour course instructed by peer-to-peer coaches or C2C

support groups further developing life and career management strategies to promote professional and personal success.