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 January 12, 2023. 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 and is in alignment with the IC & RC Four Domains. 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 $80 if purchasing the entire 54-hour series @ $595.00. Visit HERE for more information, dates, and registration. The next training series begins on January 12, 2023.

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 March 7, 2023. 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.  Next class is TBA, likely to be in March, 2023. Please check back or contact us. Class runs 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: Visit Youtube for this online training. 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. CContact 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. Next Class is Jan 19, 203. Click HERE for registration and more info. 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. Next class is Feb 16 & 17, 2023 from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST Virtual. 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 12 Hours: Virtual training. Feb. 15 & 16, 2023 (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.

New York, Maryland and Massachusetts: Ethical Foundations for Peer Recovery Coaches 16 Hours: Virtual training. Oct. 26 & 27, and Nov. 3 2022 course (3-day training). Oct 26 & 27 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST. Nov. 3 from 12:00 - 4:15. 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.  Feb 8 & 9, 2023 (2-day training) from 1 pm - 4:30 pm EST. Click HERE for details and registration. 6 CEs. Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification.

HIV/AIDS & Bloodborne Pathogens: Virtual training.  February2nd, 2023 9 am to 4:30 pm EST. For course description and registration visit HERE. Available to all states for continuing education and most states for initial certification. Meets criteria for NAADAC NCPRSS credential.

 

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