Supporting people in achieving and maintaining recovery takes compassion and skills. With more opportunities for peers to work in a variety of systems and settings, earning the MHA NCPS credential shows that you have the knowledge and skills required to thrive as a peer support specialist.  To apply for the MHA NCPS credential, please download and carefully review the current version of the MHA NCPS Candidate Guide 8-1-17.

MHA and FCB are offering a limited number of certification application scholarships (a $225 value).  Please download, complete and submit the MHA NCPS Scholarship Application.

There is not a study guide for the MHA-NCPS exam.  However, we have created the MHA NCPS Training and Test Self Assessment to provide you with study and test taking tips, the MHA-NCPS exam blueprint and core competencies to help guide your self-study efforts.

Mandatory certification application forms:

MHA-NCPS-Application-for-Certification

MHA-NCPS-Work-or-Volunteer-Experience-Verification-Form

MHA-NCPS-Supervisory-Recommendation-Form

MHA-NCPS-Professional-Recommendation-Form