Advocates for Recovery Colorado - Recovery Ambassador Training

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Advocates for Recovery Colorado - Recovery Ambassador Training

AFRC is training Recovery Ambassadors across Colorado to help us share the message of hope and the reality of recovery.

By Advocates for Recovery Colorado

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, April 1 · 9am - 1:30pm MDT


Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District 98 12th Avenue Idaho Springs, CO 80452

About this event

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us at the Clear Creek Rec Center to see how you can make a difference and support recovery in your community. Breakfast will be included. The training is from 9am to 12pm and will be followed by Q&A and a listening forum.

Training Benefits:

  • Become a leader in the recovery community​
  • Form new partnerships and connections with local organizations and networks​
  • Reduce stigma and discrimination​
  • Change the mindsets of all Americans ​
  • Participate in the recovery advocacy movement

Learning Objectives:

  • What is a Recovery Ambassador​ - The roles and responsibilities
  • The Why - Why we need Recovery Ambassadors
  • What is Recovery​ - The 4 major dimensions and guiding principles
  • Impact of Stigma​ - How stigma can discredit recovery
  • Importance of Language​ - Why the words we use matter
  • Recovery Messaging​ - How to tell your story in a way that makes a positive impact
  • How to make a change​ - How to be an advocate and lead the change
  • Taking Action​ - Next steps to support recovery in your community

This training is approved for three hours of continuing education by the Colorado Peer & Family Specialist Certification Board.

Thanks to Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District for helping us bring this training to Clear Creek.


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Recovery Ambassador Training

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Q&A and Listening Forum

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