California Mental Health Services Authority


Welcome to CalMHSA's Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Program website!

We are delighted to have you here and excited to provide you with all the information you need to begin your journey towards becoming a certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist in California. Our website is your go-to resource for everything related to the certification program, from eligibility requirements to certification standards and training options. We understand that the journey towards certification can be challenging, but we are here to support you every step of the way. We encourage you to take your time to explore our website and make use of the resources available to you. We are committed to providing you with the guidance and resources you need to succeed. Thank you for stopping by. We wish you the best of luck on your journey towards becoming a certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist!

Updates & Announcement

Introducing our
Best Practice Guidelines for Employing Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists!
We’re excited to share these valuable insights and recommendations that will help organizations optimize their integration of Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists. Explore these guidelines to enhance your peer workforce and improve the quality of care you provide.

New Peer Certification Data Dashboard!

This data report provides insights into the diverse community of the Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists contributing to the Behavioral Health Workforce of California!

New Accommodation Request Form
We have updated our Reasonable Accommodation Request Form. Please note we will not accept requests with the old form after October 1, 2023