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What is the Certification Commission for Family Support?

The Certification Commission has four functions:

  • To promote high standards and level of competence of peer support services in order to promote wellness and resiliency of children, youth, and emerging adults , including but not limited to: family-to-family, parent to parent, youth-to-youth, and peer-to-peer services and program, and
  • To provide a formal testing, certification and recertification process in the professional field of peer support,
  • To promote ethical practice in the professional field support by providing a process for the administration of ethics and disciplinary enforcement, and
  • To encourage, promote, and assist in the development of quality instructional programs to improve the professional field of peer support.

It is also the portal for resources, tools, and training information for prospective and current Certified Parent Support Providers.

Take a look around and let us know if you have any suggestions or questions by emailing certification@ffcmh.org

We are available for support and assistance, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm EST. You can also reach us at certification@ffcmh.org or 240-403-1901. Ask for Lynda Gargan.