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New Mexico  Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc. 

TESTING  for Peer Worker, Family Peer Worker or Wraparound Facilitator Certification

Choose to take your exam IN PERSON or ONLINE  for the

Peer, Family Peer, and Wraparound Facilitator


The exam registration is open and available as a (computer-based exam) which will in person at a testing center or as an online exam.  In order to be scheduled for either exam, you must have completed the Peer, Family Peer, or Wraparound Facilitator training.


If you completed Peer Worker training during 2020, we are working to schedule exams for those who completed training in early 2020 (March, June and Sept, 2020)  first, then those who trained after Sept 2020, second.  If you were waiting to retest, you must contact the board at info@nmcbbhp.org to confirm that you are eligible to retest.  Contact us if you did not receive your email or any information.


You will apply (self-enroll) on Certemy, you will upload your letter that you completed training or a training certificate and once that information has been verified and approved, you can schedule your exam.   


  • If you want to schedule an in-person exam, you will be pre-registered with the testing company (SMT/IQT Testing), which will then email you to complete the registration, you confirm your information and date/location and time of where you wish to test at.  The testing center will require you to bring the exam letter and an ID/DL with you to the center.  There are COVID19 safety protocols in place at the testing centers.
  • Online exams, you will be pre-registered with the testing company (SMT/IQT testing) and you will receive an email from (SMT/IQT testing) to complete your registration and schedule you exam.  When you're ready to test, SMT/IQT will verify your identity with an ID/DL and take you through the security protocols on your device.  You will watch a tutorial of the online exam, then take your exam.  
  • We will provide information to those who are approved to test, and log in instructions


The following must be met for the Peer, Family Peer, and Wraparound examination


To sign up for a Peer Support Worker computer-based exam or an online exam, all applicants must be approved by the Office of Peer Recovery and Engagement (OPRE)  with a certificate of training upon successful completion of the Peer training.  The board cannot allow anyone to take the CPSW exam without first being approved by OPRE.  You must upload a copy of the Peer Worker training certificate when you apply through Certemy.  We will provide you the link, instructions and information once you have been approved and registered to test.  


To sign up for the Family Peer Support Worker computer-based exam or online exam, all applications must be approved by the CYFD Behavioral Health Services and complete the Family Peer training successfully.  The board cannot allow anyone to take the CFPSW exam without first being approved by CYFD Behavioral Health Services.  You must upload a copy of the Family Peer training certificate when you apply to Certemy.    We will provide you the link, instructions and information once you have been approved and registered to test.  


To sign up for a Wraparound Facilitator computer-based exam or online exam, all applicants must be approved by the NM CARES Wraparound program with a letter of approval of having successfully completed training and met all requirements.  We cannot allow anyone to take the CWF exam without first being approved by the NM CARES Wraparound program.  You must upload a copy of the training certificate when you apply on Certemy.   We will provide you the link, instructions and information once you have been approved and registered to test.  


Contact the board via email at info@nmcbbhp.org if you have any questions or to verify that you are approved to test.