Accreditation Preparation

Accreditation Resourcebook

To learn more about accreditation, view the Accreditation Resourcebook. This guide is designed to help peer recovery support services (PRSS) programs as they learn about accreditation. It is divided into three sections:

The Potential of Recovery Capital

This short paper,  published by RSA, defineds and outlines the concept of recoery capital and discusses the impact it has on individuals, groups, and communities. 

Accreditation 201: Understanding the Standards

CAPRSS has developed a set of rigorous standards that come directly from the recovery community and reflect current practice in peer recovery support. The standards are the core of the accreditation process.

Accreditation 101: Introduction to Accreditation

Accreditation 101 is our introduction to accreditation course.  It:

  • describes the mission and purpose of CAPRSS
  • provides an overview of the standards and criteria
  • describes the steps in the accreditation process
  • presents resources for getting your organization accreditation ready and for completing your application for accreditation candidacy.