Recovery Specialists

The role of a peer resilience specialist is to support a client in pursuing their own goals. While a person classified as a counselor or a therapist might diagnose addictive behavior and prescribe treatment, this is not our focus. Instead, we will offer someone the tools and guidance needed to follow the path they’ve already chosen to walk in freedom and break the chains of crisis in their lives.


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Exlusive Training

Impact Wisconsin offers in person, online and individual training to anyone interested in becoming a Certified Peer Resilience Specialist

Continuing Education

The core training module provides 60 ceu. Impact Wisconsin also offers various other training modules to provide resources to the peer specialist.

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Meet Michael & Amber

Michael and Amber have been part of the recovery community since 2009 and have been walking along side clients one step at a time. Michael and Amber are both certified CCAR recovery coaches and Michael is the Executive Director here at Impact Wisconsin. Michael has also developed and implemented a peer resilience specialist program to enhance the benefits of providing peer support in the community. 

Recovering from addiction is a very challenging process, especially for those who have found solace in it and use it as a means to cope with life difficulties. However, if you have decided that the time to embark on the path of sobriety has come, that you want to break free from the shackles of addiction, please make an appointment and start your journey to recovery today.

What is peer support?

A peer support specialist is a person with “lived experience” who has been trained to support those who struggle with mental health, psychological trauma, or substance use. Their personal experience of these challenges provide peer support specialists with expertise that professional training cannot replicate

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Impact Wisconsin | Crisis and Recovery Solutions

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Waupaca, Waushara, Outagamie, Portage, Winnebago and Shawano

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