This resource list is by no means meant to be a comprehensive list of all possible trainings that could count towards your required 20 hours of additional training for certification or recertification. Along with these organizations, you can contact a PSS Trainer to see if they offer any additional courses, such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP), Person Centered Thinking, etc.

*Please note all training must be human service, mental health, substance use and/or ADULT related

Resources for North Carolina - Based Trainings:

Mental Health First Aid, USA – An 8 hour certification course in responding to mental health crises, find a course near you:
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a Peer-to-Peer course as well as other courses at a variety of locations across North Carolina. On their webpage click on the link, “Your Local NAMI,” to find what trainings they offer in your county: 
North Carolina Interventions (NCI) is a “standardized training program to prevent the use of restraints and seclusion, created and supported by DMH/DD/SAS and used in various DMH/DD/SAS community agencies and state facilities.” To find a trainer near you:
Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) is offered through the Copeland Center:
SAMHSA – Offers WHAM training which would count for certification / recertification

Resources for Online Trainings:

You can take 11 hours of training for free online through the Behavioral Health Springboard website. The three courses are the following:

NEW 09/2018 "Introduction to Individual Placement and Support for Behavioral Health" - 0.5 NCCPSS Contact Hours

NEW 02/2018 "Quitting Tobacco Too: For People With Substance Use Disorders" - 1.5 NCCPSS Contact Hours
"Group Home Employees' Skills Training" - 3.0  NCCPSS Contact Hours

"Supervising NC Certified Peer Support Specialists" - 3.0 NCCPSS Contact Hours
"Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" - 3.50 NCCPSS Contact Hours
All are located at Behavioral Health Springboard:
Health Knowledge offers a variety of free online courses that relate to behavioral healthcare:

Magellan Health offers free online continuing education courses for Peer Support:

Relias Learning offers a variety of online courses that relate to human services:

Quantum Units Education offers mental health and substance abuse online courses: