Guía de Instrucciones del Examen en Línea

Instrucciones y preguntas frecuentes sobre el examen en línea: cómo inscribirse en el examen, cómo solicitar adaptaciones, cómo crear un perfil, cómo programar o reprogramar el examen, cómo preparar la zona de examen, el equipo necesario, qué esperar el día del examen, cómo presentarse al examen, el periodo de examen, los tipos de asistencia, las preguntas de asistencia antes, durante o después del examen y cómo obtener los resultados del examen.

Online Exam Instruction Guide

Online exam instructions and FAQs such as: how to register for exam, accommodations request, how to create profile, schedule or reschedule exam, preparing your exam area, required equipment, what to expect the day of, checking in for your exam, exam window, support types, support questions prior to, during, or after exam, and how to get your exam results.

Certification Exam Preparation Guide

Guide to help applicants study for the exam, which includes core competencies, exam blueprint (e.g., types of questions, how many questions), eligibility, how to register for exam, reschedule or cancel exam, exam accommodations, test administration, scoring, receiving score, retake policy, appeals process, recommended study skills (e.g., goal setting, time management, organization, active learning), test taking strategies, test anxiety, practice exam questions, etc.

Sample Employment Verification

A sample template that shows the standard for employment verification on company letterhead that lists applicant’s full or part time employment status, date(s) of employment, and number of hours worked.

Sample Supervisor Letter

A sample template that shows the standard for supervisor letter of recommendation on company letterhead that lists applicant’s full or part time employment status, date(s) of employment, number of hours worked, and example of employee duties.

Sample Colleague letter

A sample template that shows the standard for colleague/professional letter of recommendation.

Guía de Preparación para el Examen de Certificación

Guía para ayudar a los solicitantes a estudiar para el examen, que incluye las competencias básicas, el plan de examen (por ejemplo, tipos de preguntas, cuántas preguntas), elegibilidad, cómo inscribirse en el examen, reprogramar o cancelar el examen, adaptaciones para el examen, administración del examen, puntuación, recepción de la puntuación, normas para repetir el examen, proceso de apelación, técnicas de estudio recomendadas (por ejemplo, fijación de objetivos, manejo del tiempo, organización, aprendizaje activo), estrategias para realizar el examen, ansiedad de exámen, preguntas de práctica para el examen, etc.

Instrucciones Para la Solicitud del Proceso Inicial

Este documento guía a los solicitantes a través del proceso de certificación inicial: documentos requeridos, cómo registrarse e iniciar sesión, y tiempo y pasos necesarios para completar una aplicación.

Exam Accommodations Request Form

Complete this form with a medical provider to request reasonable accommodations on the certification exam, such as extended testing time, glucose meter and testing supplies, liquid medicine, snack, service animal, etc. Learn how to submit accommodations request form as well.

Scholarship FAQs

Learn more about scholarship FAQs such as number of scholarships, how to get a scholarship, scholarship deadlines, requirements and process, what a scholarship covers, participating Counties, scholarship waitlist, etc.

General FAQs

Frequently asked questions for both the initial and grandparenting pathways toward certification. Explains information such as: use of full legal name, identification documents, proof of completion of high school or equivalency or higher education (transcripts/diploma/letter), letters of recommendation training, exam, continuing education hours, peer training, how to avoid revision requests, exam accommodations, exam preparation guide, certificant registry, etc.

Application Instructions for Initial Process

This document walks applicants through the initial certification process: required documents, how to register and login, and required time and steps to complete an application.

Guidelines, Standards & Procedure Manual

medi-cal peer support specialist certification

This manual explains the standards for Medi-Cal certified peer support specialists, specializations, and supervisors. Learn more about guidelines for certification, training, exam, certificant registry, certification renewal, and the complaints/appeals process.