Welcome to Choices Addiction Recovery Education - trainings and workshops.

Choices Trainings are approved for Initial Certification in Florida, NH, Maryland, New York, and through the National Association for Addiction Drug Counselors (NAADAC) - providing pre-approval 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

Choices Trainings are Pre-approved for continuing education Florida, NH, Maryland, New York and as a 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.

Attn: Illinois candidates - Use the 30 hour Peer Coach Training and the 12 hour Ethical Foudnation trainings to satisfy IL CRPS training requirements.

Scroll down this page for course offerings:

  • Peer Recovery Coach Training
  • Ethical Foundations for Recovery Coaches
  • Suicide Prevention for Non-clinical Workers
  • HIV/AIDS & Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Addiction Recovery 101
  • Recovery Coaching in the Emergency Department
  • The Four Domains - Supervising Peer Recovery Coaches
  • The Language of Pain - Enhancing your skills with suicide prevention
  • Self-care; You Hold the Power

Be sure to visit our SWAG page to purchase your SURVIVOR Tee or Love Wins Tee!

New**Let's Talk - Strengthening Your Suicide Conversation: This is an advanced level 4-hour course that meets the criteria for recertification providing 4 CEs. **Pre-requisite of foundational Suicide Prevention training is required. Stay tuned for the next class. 9 am - 1 pm. Visit HERE for further information and registration. 

30 Hour Peer Recovery Coach Training: This 30-hour peer coach training class is approved for initial certification in NY, RI, FL, NH, MD,  and many other states noted above. Approved in all states noted above for recertification. This course provides the foundational training to become a peer recovery coach, or if you are looking to understand the role of a recovery coach to explore how the role can be integrated into your agency. It is appropriate for supervisors who aren't Peer Coaches, themselves. This class is in alignment with The Four Domains. The next class begins on June 16, 2022. Click HERE for the course description and registration.

54 Hour Peer Coach Training Series: Peer Recovery Coach Training: This virtual series provides 54 hours of training and meets the educational requirement and criteria for the NH- CRSW credential. Series includes 30-hour Peer Recovery Coach Training (5-day training), 6-hour Suicide Prevention for Non-clinical Workers, 6 hours HIV/AIDS, and 12-hour Ethical Foundations for Recovery Coaches (2-day training). All classes are virtual and run from 9 am - 4:30 pm except Suicide Prevention which runs from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Must attend all training days. No exceptions. Save $100 if purchasing the entire 54-hour series @ $575.00. Visit HERE for more information, dates, and registration. The next training series begins on June 16, 2022.

New** Recovery Coach Training for Christians:  This training is for Christian community members who want to learn how to engage with those suffering from f Substance Use Disorder (SUD); or who want to become a Certified Recovery Coach and want to know how it applies to the Word of God. Training is a 5-week course every Tuesday & Thursday beginning September 6, 2022. Click HERE here for registration.

Motivational Interviewing Basics: Learn to empower change through conversation. These two five-hour sessions will provide a solid foundation for improving your practice. Click HERE for more information and to register. Begins July 12 and 26, 2022 from 11:00 am EST to 5 pm EST. Available to all states. Class sizes are limited to 14 participants. Sign up early.

New** Addiction & Recovery 101 for Community Partners: June 9, 2022, 9 am - 4:30 pm at Restoration Recovery Center, Fitchburg, MA. This training is for family court workers, child welfare workers, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Social Workers, CASAs & GALs, Human Resource Professionals, or anyone who wants to learn more about addiction and recovery in real-life terms. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE to register for June 9, 2022. Contact Ginger Ross (gingerross23@gmail.com or 603.918.6510) to schedule a training for your team or agency. Available to all states. Stay tuned for registration information!

New**Self-care: Establishing Your Work-Life Balance: Coming Soon!

New**The Four Domains - Supervising Peer Recovery Coaches for Non-peers: This 6-hour training meets the criteria for the role of a supervisor for Peer Recovery Coaches. Delivered virtually from 9 am - 4:30 pm. Date being scheduled. Please check back soon or like us on Facebook.

New**Recovery Coaching in Emergency Departments: A 6-hour training. The Recovery coach role in the ED carries different responsibilities than in a community setting. This training addresses those roles and responsibilities. Visit HERE for more information and registration. Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification.

Ethical Foundations for Peer Recovery Coaches: Virtual training. July 27 & 28, 2022 course (2-day training).  From 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST. 12 CEs. Click HERE for details and registration. Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification.

Suicide Prevention for Non-clinical Workers: Virtual training.  July 13 & 14, 2022 (2-day training). Click HERE for details and registration . 6 CEs. Both run 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (2 - day training). Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification.

HIV/AIDS & Bloodborne Pathogens: Virtual training.  July 20, 2022, from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM (2-day training).  Click HERE for more information and registration. Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification. Meets criteria for NAADAC NCPRSS credential.


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