The dates for this training are: Begins Wednesdays, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 2021; 9 am to 4:30 pm-virtually via Zoom.
This training is designed for individuals that are 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 who suffer from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Participants often include family members, law enforcement, first responders, social workers, community partners, policymakers, CASA’s or GALs, or anyone that has been affected by or from SUD.
Peer Recovery Coaches possess powerful experiential knowledge that can aid others in initiating and sustaining recovery. This course is designed to harness the power of experiential knowledge and combine it with research and knowledge to provide the necessary skills to become an effective and ethical recovery coach. Participants will gain a strong foundation for the roles of a peer recovery coach and 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 and prepare them for professional roles to serve their communities as peer support advocates.
Trainer: Ginger Ross
This training, in its entirety, is 30 hours of Continuing Education hours. Participants must attend all days for the certificate.
REFUNDS WILL ONLY BE ISSUED WITH 14 DAYS ADVANCE NOTICE OF CANCELLATION (less processing fee of $10.00). NO EXCEPTIONS.
Choices Trainings are approved for Initial Certification and continuing education in Florida, NH, and National Association for Addiction Drug Counselors (NAADAC) – pre-approved in AL, AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, IA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, WV
Pre-approval for continuing education in AL, AK, AZ, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, ND, NM, NY, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY and Iowa.
Preapproved by Florida Certification Board and Maryland MABPCB.