Affiliated Service Providers of Indiana, Inc.
ASPIN is a 501(C) 3 not for profit network that operates four major service lines: third party administration, training and workforce development, health improvement, and grants management. The mission of ASPIN is to provide innovative educational programs, resource management, program development, and network management in collaboration with all healthcare entities to address health disparities and whole health management.
The Community Health Worker Program falls under the training and workforce development service line.
Community Health Worker / Certified Recovery Specialist Program
In 2009, with funding from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction, under the Family and Social Services Administration, Affiliated Service Providers of Indiana, Inc. (ASPIN) became the designated agency to develop and administer the Certified Recovery Specialist Program for the State of Indiana. With support from additional statewide partners such as NAMI, MHAI, and the Key Consumer Organization.
In 2013, The Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and the Indiana State Department of Health jointly approved a training and certification process for Indiana's Community Health Workers and their specialty designations. Affiliated Service Providers of Indiana (ASPIN) is the state selected vendor to provide these services.