Status: Open Registration Deadline: Feb 16, 2023
Trainers Name: Toby Haskins & Dr. Tawana Rowser-Brown Training Site: VIRTUAL via ZOOM Address:
860 Riverside Drive New York, New York 10032 New York County
Thu Feb 16, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (EST) Evening Session 1
Fri Feb 17, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (EST) Evening Session 2
Sat Feb 18, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM (EST) Final Weekend Session
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There is a long history of peer-based recovery support services within the alcohol and other drug problems arena, and the opening of the twenty-first century is witnessing a rebirth of such services These services are embedded in new social institutions such as recovery advocacy organizations and recovery support centers and in paid and volunteer service roles.
These peer-based recovery support roles go by various titles: recovery coaches, recovery mentors, personal recovery assistants, recovery support specialists, and peer specialists. Complex ethical and legal issues are arising within the performance of these roles, issues for which little guidance can be found within the existing literature. The twin purposes of this training are:
to train participants (providing peer-based recovery support services) to identify ethical issues arising within the Peer Recovery Support service arena, and
to offer guidance on how these issues can best be handled.
This training will provide the opportunity for participants to:
• define the core responsibility of the peer recovery support specialist (here referred to generically as recovery coach);
• provide an opening discussion of key ethical concepts;
• outline a model of ethical decision-making that can be used by recovery coaches and by their supervisors.
• discuss vignettes of ethical situations that can arise for recovery coaches related to personal conduct, conduct in service relationships, conduct in relationships with local service professionals and agencies, and conduct in service relationships with the larger community; and
Contact Name: Toby Haskins Contact Phone Number: (917) 319-4117 Contact Email Address: [email protected]
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