A 5 Day Learning Series – 30 CEs
Description of Presentation: This training is designed for individuals looking to begin their journey as a peer recovery support specialist or peer recovery coach in the substance use field; or for those who are looking to learn how to better engage with those suffering from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Participants will gain a strong foundation of the roles of a peer recovery coach and understand how the roles are different from other traditional and existing support methods. Participants will be introduced to the many concepts and skills involved in effective recovery coaching, preparing them for professional roles to serve their communities as peer support advocates.
Goals & Objectives:
~ Gain a foundational understanding of addiction and the brain
~ Understand common behaviors of addiction
~ Learn foundational skills of active listening and motivational interviewing
~ Learn and clarify roles of a recovery coach and understand staying in lane
~ Gain an understanding of what recovery is
~ Gain an understanding of stages of change and stages of recovery
~ Gain an understanding of Harm Reduction
~ Learn how to discuss reuse prevention plans
~ Understand the importance of SMART Goals setting with recoverees
~ Understand solution-focused engagement
~ Learn about the importance of self-care, compassion fatigue & burnout
This training will be delivered virtually by Zoom and is a fun interactive training.
Choices Trainings is approved by the Florida Certification Board, Provider No. 5388
Choices Trainings is a NAADAC Approved Provider No. 189704
Registration is $350 per person.
10 am – 5 pm with 30-minute lunch break. Must attend all five days.
Spaces are limited. Register closes March 22, 2021
Trainers: James Willis, Marjorie Foster.
***Cancellations must be received within two weeks of start date to be rescheduled or refunded. All refunds are subject to a processing fee. No exceptions.