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Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is located in Decatur, GA. This school offers training in 11 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Certified Recovery Specialist, WHAM certificate, and a Double Trouble Recovery Facilitator and a Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist also. Time to complete this education training ranges from 24 hours to 2 weeks depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 2 weeks. The cost to attend Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network ranges from $85 to $1,500 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $950. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are "Positive environment" and "Good teachers", but respondents also mentioned "Good career preparation" and "Helpful career services" as notable benefits. Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network has been reviewed 16 times, with an average rating of 4.94 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network to a friend.

School Information

246 Sycamore Drive Decatur, GA 30030
24 hours - 2 weeks

Cost:

  • Certified Recovery Specialist: $85 - $1,500
  • Driver's License: $85
  • WHAM certificate: $295
  • Peer Specialist Training: $200
  • a Double Trouble Recovery Facilitator and a Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist also: $1,300
  • A Forensic Peer Mentor: $1,300
  • and a Whole Health Action Management Coach: $1,300
  • Peer support Certificate: $100
  • Whole Health and Wellness Coach: $600
  • Peer Specialist: $1,500

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Positive environment Mentioned in 15 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 14 reviews
Good career preparation Mentioned in 13 reviews

Recent reviews

5.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Cons

Challenging.

Other comments

Classroom learning with excellent and I only learned about others mental illness for others but I learned about mental illness as for myself I would recommend the training and counseling to anyone.

5.0

Pros

Positive environment

Cons

3.5 hours from my home

Other comments

The training occurs in a comfortable setting. A variety of snacks and food is provided throughout the day. There is a very welcoming staff who are positive and encouraging.

Certified Recovery Specialist Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Recovery Specialist?

316 people answered

“I wish i had known about it sooner.”

Sept. 30, 2019

“Many employers are eager to hire Certified Recovery Peer Advocate as it is an up and coming certification in New York State.”

Sept. 29, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Recovery Specialist?

341 people answered

“Take time for self care during the initial certification classes especially if your decision to do this is based on personal experience.”

Sept. 30, 2019

“The classes can be time consuming but fun and educational if you're truly interested in helping people. The test is long and has many trick questions so pay attention!”

Sept. 29, 2019
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