|The mission of the New York Certification Board (NYCB), a project of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP), is to strengthen health and human services outcomes and enhance the recovery-oriented skills and capacity of the workforce.|
Welcome to the New York Certification Board
At NYCB, we offer the following services:
- Peer Recovery Profession certifications – click here for details
- Certifications Renewal Program – click here for instructions
- Verify a current certification here
- Announcements and opportunities from the field – click here for news
- Application Forms – see sidebar for downloadable copies
- Training Approval application forms are available here
Please also see the NYCB Code of Ethical Conduct & Disciplinary Procedures – Please click on the link ASAP-NYCB.Code-of-Ethical-Conduct.handbook.Nov-2017 for a downloadable copy.
For Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) candidates, we offer the ASAP-NYCB Peer Recovery Exam Prep Workshop – click here for current dates and further details.
To find out more about who we are, please go to our NYCB Team page here.
We hope you find our website helpful. We look forward to hearing from you and to supporting your career goals in the Peer Recovery Profession.
New Scholarship Funding Available for Certified Recovery Peer Advocates!
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) and the New York Certification Board (NYCB) are pleased to offer OASAS-funded scholarships that can be used to cover the cost of application and exam fees for candidates wanting to become a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) or a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate-Provisional (CRPA-P). We thank Governor Cuomo and OASAS Commissioner Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez for making scholarships available and, along with OASAS staff, for their continued support of the field.
We are now accepting applications for scholarships from candidates interested in becoming certified as a CRPA or CRPA-P, or renewing their existing CRPA certification.
Click here to submit your scholarship application.