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Date: May 22, 2023 - May 26, 2023 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Status: Open Registration Deadline: May 19, 2023
Trainers Name: Keithie Lawrence Training Site: Educational Alliance Center for Recovery & Wellness Address:
29-25 Avenue D New York , NY 10009 (Virtual platform)
29-25 Avenue D New York N.Y., New York 10009 NY County
Credit Hours: 30 Credit Types: CASAC, CPP, CPS, CRPA Cost: $260 Manuals: Included Schedule:

This virtual online training will be from 9 am - 4 pm with two 15-minute breaks and 30 minute lunch period.

Additional Information:

Course Description: This training is designed for individuals looking to begin their journey as a peer recovery support specialist or peer recovery coach in the substance use field; or for those who are looking to learn how to better engage with those suffering from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Participants will gain a strong foundation of the roles of a peer recovery coach and understand how the roles are different from other traditional and existing support methods. Participants will be introduced to the many concepts and skills involved in effective recovery coaching, preparing them for professional roles to serve their communities as peer support advocates.

Course Objectives:

• Understand the basics of addiction and the brain
• Understand common behaviors of addiction
• Practice skills in motivational interviewing
• Define the roles of a recovery coach
• Gain an understanding of what recovery is
• Evaluate stages of change and stages of recovery
• Identify Harm Reduction
• Develop reuse prevention plans
• Utilize SMART Goals

Contact Name: Keithie Lawrence Contact Phone Number: (646) 395-4412 Contact Email Address: [email protected]