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On the Gloucester Campus, East College Drive will be closed on Monday, February 26, through the end of May due to road construction.

All traffic must use the other entrances to the College. Employees will be able to access F-lot by driving through E-lot. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause & look forward to a safer traffic pattern once construction is complete. Click HERE for a map.

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Career & Technical Education

Community Health Worker/ Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate Program

​Are you interested in:

  • Supporting the health of people in our community?
  • Helping children, youth, and families that have been impacted by substance use?
  • Building your professional public health skills and beginning a career as a Community Health Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist?
  • Rowan College of South Jersey, in partnership with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, is offering free Community Health Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist training programs.  

Rowan College of South Jersey in partnership with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine to offer the Community Health Worker and Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate Training Program. A Community Health Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist (CHW/PRS) plays an important role in meeting the health care needs of people with the navigation of social supports including: substance use, treatment, harm reduction, medical and behavioral health referrals, housing support, food supports, health insurance, transportation and more.

Program Benefits
  • No cost tuition
  • Earn industry recognized credentials
  • Gain knowledge and hands-on skills
  • Students will receive a stiped und to $7500 upon successful completion of the program
​Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine has received a federal grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration's (HRSA) that is funding this program.

Information Sessions

February 22
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Rowan College of South Jersey - Cumberland Campus
Wheaton Building - Room 539
3322 College Drive, Vineland, NJ, 08360​

Contact Us

John Thompson BS, MS, CPRS, NCPSS​
Director of Community Health & Peer Recovery 
Career & Technical Education /Rowan College of South Jersey 
1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
P: 856-681-6241

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Gloucester; Cumberland