The Summit County Peer Recovery Supporters network is a group of Ohio Certified Peer Recovery Supporters (PRS) living and/or working in Summit County, Ohio.
We have bi-monthly meetings to network and share information, training and job opportunities and work to develop and advance our competencies of peer work.
To recertify as a peer, 30 continuing education hours every 2 years. To find free or low cost options for obtaining these hours see our training opportunities page.
2023 Meeting Dates - 3rd Tuesday
January 17, 2023
April 18, 2023
July 18, 2023
October 17, 2023
Technical Assistance for PRS with Certification or Recertification
Five peer organizations have partnered with OhioPRO and OhioMHAS to create technical assistance call centers for peers. These centers will be staffed by certified peer recovery supporters who will be available to answer any questions regarding the new eLicensing platform. They have received training so that they can provide information and answer any questions related to peer recovery supporter certification or recertification.
If you have any questions regarding eLicensing, certification, or recertification, please contact any of the individuals below.
Emily Werner at (419)901-6558 or email@example.com; Sandusky Artisans
Ashley Smithson at (937)528-6399 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
Andrea McCrate at (513)579-5416 or email@example.com; The Recovery Center of Hamilton County
Richard Otto at (740)592-2690 or firstname.lastname@example.org; The Gathering Place
Gary Krafthefer at (614)453-4841 or email@example.com; The PEER Center
Each of the individuals above will be available to respond to questions from Monday through Friday from 10 am – 2pm.
If you have any questions about contacting these individuals/organizations, please contact Michael J. Krause, Executive Director of OhioPRO, at firstname.lastname@example.org