This training is recognized as: Florida Certification Board Approved Provider. Maryland Certification Board Approved Provider, New York Certification Board Approved Provider, and Colorado Providers Association. Accepted in Illinois for initial certification also. See below for additional 25 states under NAADAC Approved Provider. Meets the criteria for the NCPRSS credential.
Peer Recovery Coach Training, 30 CEs in Four Domains.
Choices Peer Recovery Coach Training – Virtual training.
Begins September 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2022. 30 CEs awarded.
All classes are virtual and run from 9 am – 4:30 pm. Register before September 1, 2022 – $375.00. After September 1, 2022, $400.00. Attendance on all 5 days is mandatory.
Course Description: 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.
• Understand basics of addiction and the brain
• Understand common behaviors of addiction
• Practice skills of motivational interviewing
• Define roles of a recovery coach
• Gain an understanding of what recovery is
• Evaluate stages of change and stages of recovery
• Identify Harm Reduction
• Develop reuse prevention plans
• Utilize SMART Goals
• Recognize the importance of self-care
REGISTRATION & ENROLLMENT: Upon payment, your registration will not be complete. You must read your receipt and follow the instructions to complete your registration. You will not receive your manual or zoom instructions if you do not complete your enrollment. Please do so promptly. Enter your proper mailing address in which to receive the training manual. If you relocate, or your mailing address changes, please notify Choices immediately to ensure delivery of your manual. Additional charges may result if not notified of an address change two weeks prior to the start date.
All training will be conducted via Zoom. You will receive Zoom login information 1 week prior to the training start date.
***Cancellations must be received within two weeks of the start date to be rescheduled or refunded. All refunds are subject to a processing fee. No exceptions.
Pre-approved by Florida Certification Board and Maryland MABPCB, and NYCB-ASAP.
NAADAC Approved Provider status:
Pre approved for initial certification 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 through the National Association for Addiction Drug Counselors (NAADAC) Approved Provider 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.