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Recovery Coach Academy
Thu, Jan 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – Tue, Jan 31, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
**This is a Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday training. There will be no training on Sunday 1/30/16.
Who is this training for?
This training is for individuals who are involved in the recovery initiation of others and/or are in sustained recovery themselves and want to become a Recovery Coach or a Certified Recovery Support Worker for people seeking or already in recovery.
Recovery Coaching is a peer-based recovery support service that is non-clinical and designed to engage others beyond recovery initiation through stabilization and into recovery maintenance. Similar peer interventions in clinical settings have been shown to improve engagement and retention of people seeking services. It is also known that long-term treatment and/or recovery outcomes are improved by assertive linkages to community-based recovery supports such as Recovery Coaching.
What Recovery Coaches do:
- Help to initiate and sustain an individual/family in their recovery from substance use disorder or addiction.
- Promote recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery
- Serve as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking, or already in recovery
CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© participants will:
- Describe Recovery Coach role and functions
- List the components, core values and guiding principles of recovery
- Build skills to enhance relationships
- Explore many dimensions of recovery and recovery coaching
- Discover attitudes about self-disclosure and sharing your story
- Understand the stages of recovery
- Describe the stages of change and their applications
- Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege
- Address ethical and boundaries issues
- Experience recovery wellness planning
- Practice newly acquired skills
30 Continue Education credits are awarded as well as Certification status of a Recovery Coach. These CEs can be used towards NHs CRSW Licensure status.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is located in the municiapal lot off of Union st. in downtown Rochester. The Rochester Community Recovery Center is located behind the Courthouse and Mel Flanaghan's on North Main st. There is handicap parking and accessibility at the Recovery Center.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
If you have any questions, please contact the Recovery Center Coordinator, Amanda Pinkham at 603-948-1153.