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The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a 5-day intensive training designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to support individuals in their journey towards recovery from addiction. This training covers topics such as motivational interviewing, goal-setting, relapse prevention, and understanding the stages of change. Recovery coach trainees learn about the importance of maintaining boundaries, ethical guidelines, and cultural sensitivity. They are also trained to provide non-clinical support, resources, and encouragement to individuals seeking recovery. focusing on providing individuals with the skills need to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs.
The 16-hour peer ethics training for certified recovery peer advocates focuses on providing individuals with the knowledge and understanding of ethical guidelines and responsibilities in their role as peer advocates. This training covers topics such as confidentiality, professional boundaries, conflict of interest, and maintaining a non-judgmental and empowering approach. Trainees learn about ethical decision-making, cultural competence, and the importance of self-care and supervision in their work.
This training provides individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to support individuals in their recovery journey with the use of medications. This training covers topics such as the different types of medication-assisted treatment, the benefits and risks, Trainees also learn about the importance of collaboration with healthcare providers and addressing stigma surrounding medication-assisted treatment. Medication-assisted treatment services face myths and stigmas, including misconceptions about substituting one addiction for another and skepticism about the effectiveness and necessity of medications in recovery. These myths and stigmas also include concerns about dependency on medications and the perception that individuals are not truly in recovery while utilizing medication-assisted treatment services.
6.5 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals
Learn what neurobiology can teach use about addiction and recovery… so we can talk about addiction and recovery from a science-based perspective. Understand why it’s important for
recovery advocacy and the recovery
community to reduce discrimination and make a difference in how people view addiction and recovery.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals
Essential skills are a combination of techniques involving people, social
situations, communication, character, attitude, career attributes, and social and emotional intelligence quotients. This is among other factors that also enable those to navigate their
environment, work well with others, perform accordingly, and achieve their goals with complementing hard skills
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals
Motivational interviewing is a method that helps people resolve ambivalent feelings and insecurities to find the internal motivation they need to change their behavior. It is a practical, empathetic, and short-term process that takes into consideration how difficult it is to make life changes.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals, This training focuses on developing and maintaining effective relationships with clients. It helps you to build trust, empathy, and active listening skills. This training also covers boundaries, conflict resolution, and cultural sensitivity to ensure respectful and inclusive interactions. Peer recovery advocates learn techniques for providing emotional support, encouragement, and motivation to clients on their recovery journey. Interpersonal relationship training enhances their ability to connect and communicate effectively with individuals seeking support. class is design to to assist you in developing " people skills" understanding the individuality and uniqueness of people despite the similarities
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals Documentation training for certified peer advocates is essential to ensure accurate and effective record-keeping. It equips them with the knowledge and skills to document client interactions, progress, and challenges. This training covers the importance of confidentiality, HIPAA compliance, and ethical considerations. It also provides guidance on using appropriate language, organizing documentation, and maintaining electronic or paper records. Documentation training enhances the professionalism and effectiveness of certified peer advocates in providing quality services. This class will teach you how to write effective progress reports, understand the need and importance of documentation. Review of the recovery plan.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals, This training provides education on understanding and addressing the challenges associated with individuals who engage in high-risk behaviors like sharing needles and teaching IV drug use. The training covers harm reduction modalities, including safe injection sites, and aims to equip participants with knowledge and skills to promote safer practices, reduce harm, and provide support and resources to individuals struggling with addiction.Most people begin using drugs because someone introduce them to it. Some people are introduce to a lifestyle that is center around using drugs and making money. These false misleading behaviors are harmful for some even deadly, This course is design to examine lifestyles, and other addictive behaviors.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC &CASAC Renewals
this training focuses on equipping participants with knowledge and skills to address the unique medical needs of individuals in recovery. The training covers topics such as medication management, understanding co-occurring disorders, recognizing signs of medical emergencies, and advocating for appropriate healthcare resources. It aims to enhance advocates' ability to provide comprehensive support and promote overall well-being in the recovery process.Looking at drug addiction related health problems and how it impacts the recovery process. How to refer and link individuals to the appropriate care
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals,This class will introduce ways to address recurrences and utilized these high risk situations to strengthen and develop coping mechanisms to enhance the recovery process This class is designed to enhance your skills and knowledge in assisting individuals on their recovery journey. The training covers topics such as motivational interviewing, reoccurrence prevention strategies, It equips advocates with the tools to provide effective support, empower individuals, and promote sustainable recovery outcomes.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals. Recovery in the 21st-century training in the digital era equips individuals with the necessary skills to navigate and thrive in a technology-driven world. It focuses on promoting digital literacy, online safety, and mental well-being in the context of addiction recovery. The training addresses the potential risks and benefits of technology use in recovery, providing strategies to harness digital tools for support, connection, and personal growth. class will identify the digital era, social media and other electronic platforms and their role and function in the recovery process.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals, There is a high correlation between substance use and trauma. Learn how to detect and perform the appropriate interventions, referrals and linkages. Trauma-informed coaching training is designed to equip coaches with the knowledge and skills to support individuals who have experienced trauma. It focuses on understanding the impact of trauma on mental, emotional, and physical well-being, and on providing a safe and supportive coaching environment. The training emphasizes empathy, sensitivity, and the use of trauma-informed practices to help clients heal, grow, and achieve their goals.
4 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC &CASAC Renewal Ethics training involves teaching principles that guide ethical behavior in various contexts. It covers concepts such as integrity, honesty, fairness, respect, and responsibility. The training aims to enhance moral reasoning, decision-making skills, and awareness of ethical dilemmas to promote ethical conduct and prevent unethical behaviors in organizations and individuals.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals
Harm reduction training is a form of education that aims to equip individuals and communities with the knowledge and skills to minimize the negative consequences of substance use or risky behaviors. It focuses on pragmatic strategies that prioritize the health and well-being of individuals, even if complete abstinence is not yet achievable.
During harm reduction training, participants learn about various harm reduction approaches, techniques, and interventions. These may include:
1. Safer substance use practices:
2. Overdose prevention and response:
3. Safe sex and harm reduction:
4. Outreach and engagement:
5. Non-judgmental communication:
6. Community resources and support:
The primary goal of harm reduction training is to empower individuals and communities to make healthier choices and reduce the harms associated with substance use or other risky behaviors. It recognizes that individuals may be at different stages of readiness for change and emphasizes meeting individuals where they are without imposing abstinence as the only measure of success.
You will need to complete the 10 hour online portion in order to take the second in person class part of this course. You will be provided with the link upon registration. You must complete the online portion by the dates below ..
The Certified Recovery Peer Advocate-Family is a new specialization under the existing CRPA –It affords existing Certified Recovery Peer Advocates (CRPA) an additional opportunity to offer specialized family peer support.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals this Our Stages of Recovery Training for Peers is a specialized and designed to empower individuals working in peer support roles with a comprehensive understanding of the various stages that individuals may experience throughout their recovery journeys. This training provides peer professionals with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively support and guide others in their recovery process. Through a combination of educational modules, interactive exercises, and case studies, participants will gain insights into the different stages of recovery, including pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and relapse prevention. They will learn how to recognize the unique challenges and opportunities presented in each stage and tailor their support accordingly.
The training emphasizes the importance of empathy, active listening, and building trust as foundational elements in supporting individuals in their recovery. Participants will learn effective communication techniques, motivational interviewing skills, and strategies to promote self-determination and empowerment in their interactions with peers.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC & CASAC Renewals This transformative training combines the principles of spirituality with evidence-based practices to empower individuals in overcoming addiction and finding a deeper sense of purpose and fulfillment.
Participants will explore the role of spirituality in addiction recovery and discover effective tools and techniques for maintaining sobriety. This training recognizes that spirituality can play a profound role in addressing the underlying causes of addiction and in building a strong foundation for lasting recovery. Emphasis will be placed on mindfulness, meditation, gratitude, forgiveness, and self-compassion as tools for personal growth and healing. The training also focuses on the importance of service as a means of deepening one's spiritual connection and fostering a sense of purpose in recovery.
Whether you are in the early stages of recovery or have been on the journey for some time, this spirituality training will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and support needed to navigate the complexities of addiction, find inner peace, and cultivate a life of purpose and service.
6 hour Class can be used for CRPA & CARC Renewals Our Wellness for Peer Professionals Training is a comprehensive program designed to support the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of individuals working in peer support roles. This training recognizes the unique challenges that peer professionals face in their demanding and rewarding work and provides them with practical tools and strategies to enhance their personal well-being and professional effectiveness.The training also highlights the importance of self-reflection and self-growth in the peer professional's journey. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their personal values, strengths, and goals, and how these connect to their roles as peer supporters. They will gain insights into their own triggers and self-care needs, empowering them to make informed choices for their overall well-being.