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Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College merged on July 1, 2019 to form Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ).

Welcome to the RCSJ website (RCSJ.edu).  Please note visitors from CCCNJ.edu and RCGC.edu will be redirected to this new site.

Workforce at Gloucester

Workforce at Gloucester

​Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate Program

Rowan College of South Jersey has partnered with the Center for Family Services to bring a Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate Program to the Gloucester campus.

Learn more about a career in the Behavioral Health field and how you can help others recover from substance use disorder.

  • Meets all of the New Jersey State requirements for “Certified Peer Recovery Specialist” (CPRS)
  • Prepares participants to become skilled specialists in a variety of settings, including treatment centers, hospitals, recovery centers, faith-based organizations and other community settings
  • Become a trained CPRS and provide non-clinical assistance to individuals recovering from substance use disorder

The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate Program includes:

  • 500 hours of field-recovery work and volunteer experience
  • 25 hours of supervised practicum provided by a certified and experienced CPRS
  • Fees for the New Jersey Certification Board application and test feesRegister today to learn more at an information session!


​Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of six months in recovery or
  • Have been affected by a family member’s drug history or have experienced a direct impact of substance use disorder

$2,500 (PRS-100-01)


Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (training program only)

Participants may attend only the classroom training portion of this program or benefit from participating in the entire sequence of certification requirements. This certification can stand alone as a beginning step into a career pathway in the addiction recovery field.

$700 (PRS 101-01: Sat., Jan. 11 – March 7, 8:30 am–4 pm)


Peer Recovery Specialist Field Experience

500 hours of recovery-related field work and volunteer experience; 25 hours of supervised practicum provided by a certified, experienced CPRS and financial assistance with the NJ Certification Board application and test fee.

$1,800 (PRS 102-01)

Register Now

Info Sessions

Nov. 7 — 6 pm
Dec. 10 — 6 pm

Workforce Development Center
1492 Tanyard Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080

To register for the information session, please call 856-415-2216
Gloucester