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Become a Certified Peer Advocate, Certified Recovery Coach or a Certified Peer Advocate for Families.
The Peer Training Academy is unique in that it focuses on peer-to-peer training and development. It offers a variety of courses designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective coahers and or Peer Advocate within our communities. We recognizes the power of peer influence and the impact that individuals can have on each other's growth and development.
The Peer Training offers a range of trainings that cover topics such as communication skills, leadership development, mentorship, and coaching techniques. These are designed to enhance participants' abilities to effectively support and guide their peers in various areas, such as recovery, personal growth, and rehabilitation.
The academy emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships and creating a supportive environment that encourages peer learning and collaboration. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and learn from each other's successes and challenges.
Individuals gain valuable skills that can be applied in various settings, such as schools, workplaces, and community organizations. They become equipped to provide guidance, support, and motivation to their peers, ultimately fostering a culture of learning and growth.
Overall, the Peer Training Academy is dedicated to empowering individuals to become effective peer trainers and mentors, enabling them to make a positive impact on the lives of their peers and contribute to the overall development of their communities.
Peers may work in a variety of settings including OASAS outpatient programs under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. They may also find work in hospital emergency departments and various home and community-based service settings as they become available across the state.
Certified peers also provide support in court rooms for individuals working through criminal justice matters, or accompany individuals to doctors appointments if needed. This training will provide you the skills that you need to succeed providing peer led services for individual struggling with Substance Use Disorders or for individuals already in the Recovery Process.
Recovery Coach / Peer Advocate Training 30 Hours
Peer Ethics 16 Hours
MATS /MARS 6 Hours
Science of Addiction 6.5 Hours
Essential Skills 6 Hours
Harm Reduction 6 Hours
Motivational Interviewing 6 Hours
Interpersonal Relationships 6 Hours
Documentation for Peers 6 Hours
Introduction to Addictive Behaviors 6 Hours
Medical Issues in Recovery 6 hours
Stages of Recovery 6 Hours
Innovational Recovery in the 21st Century 6 Hours
Trauma Informed Care 6 Hours
Supporting Recovery Goal Setting 6 Hours
Principles of Ethics 4 Hours
Wellness for Peers Professionals 6 Hours
CRPA- Family On line pre-requisite 15Hours
CRPA- Family In class session 10 Hours
Renewal hours, also known as continuing education hours or credits, refer to the number of hours or credits that professionals in certain fields are required to complete in order to maintain their licensure and or certification. These hours are typically completed through activities such as attending conferences, workshops, seminars, webinars, or online courses that are relevant to their field of practice.
The above classes are approved for CRPA & CARC and CASAC Renewal hours.
Scholarships available for Recovery Coach and Peer Ethics Please click the link below to see if you qualify