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Virginia Board of Counseling
Registered Peer Recovery Specialists

The General Assembly authorized the Board of Counseling in 2017 to register Peer Recovery Specialists (RPRS). Effective January 3, 2018, individuals are able to apply for RPRS registration by submitting an online application, fee and supplemental documentation with the Board of Counseling.  (Please note that RPRS credential is a registration and not a license.)

 

Contact Information:

Email: coun@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 367-4610
Fax: (804) 767-6225
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300 Henrico, VA 23233

 

Helpful Resource Information:

Emergency Regulations for the Registration of Peer Recovery Specialists - effective December 18, 2017

RPRS - Frequently Asked Questions

Online Application Handbook

Online Application and Forms – (Paper applications are not accepted)

Guidance Document 115-2 -  Impact of Criminal Convictions

Check your Application Status

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