Peer Coach Academy offers peer based trainings and supervision
We proudly offer peer-based trainings for not only individuals in recovery, but family members and organizations interested in being part of the solution. Colorado has developed an IC & RC Peer Specialist Credential. We have assembled Recovery Coach Trainings with the guidance and mentor-ship of Connecticut Community of Addiction Recovery (CCAR) who are IC & RC approved. PCA has engaged the heart and soul of Meaningful Trainings www.meaningfultrainings.com .
CCAR Recovery Coach Academy- 32 hours
PCA is proud to deliver the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy- a four day training program designed to provide participants with a general understanding of what it takes to be a Recovery Coach, which we define as anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery. There are no prerequisites for attending this class and ALL are welcome! Each participant can earn 30 hours CEU’s
Training- RCA purchased 30 days in advance
Add a The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© was conceived in 2008 in response to the needs of volunteers in the CCAR recovery community centers. They asked for more training to better handle the variety of scenarios and situations generated from recoverees who frequented the centers. This included engagement and communication skills. When graduates returned from the academy, they started calling themselves “recovery coaches”.
Training -RCA purchased within 30 days
CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©participants will:
Describe Recovery Coach role and functions. List the components, core values and guiding principles of recovery
Build skills to enhance relationships
Explore many dimensions of recovery of recovery and recovery coaching
Discover attitudes about self disclosure and sharing your story:Understand the stages of recovery;Describe the stages of change and their applications, Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege. Each participant will r
MAT/Medication Supported Recovery-6 hours
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) & Medication Supported Recovery (MSR) can be important components of addiction treatment modalities and recovery pathways.
This full day workshop offers Recovery Coaches/Certified Peer Recovery Specialists (CPRS) and other Peer Professionals the opportunity to understand and explore the concepts and realities of MAT/MSR as components of addiction treatment and as a contributor to sustainable recovery.
Spirituality for Coaches 12 hours
CCAR is thrilled to announce a new training program as a supplement to our nationally recognized Recovery Coaches Academy, entitled. Spirituality for Recovery Coaches. While training the RCA, CCAR has been gathering feedback and making plans to offer additional training opportunities for Recovery Coaches. Deciding on which topics to cover for follow-up trainings has been difficult.
Ethical Considerations for Coaches- 12 hours
Recovery coaching as a peer-to-peer recovery support services has grown exponentially over the past four years. Over 2000 coaches have been trained using the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy alone. The issue of ethical consideration has been discussed in many circles yet formal training has been lacking.
Ethical Guidelines- purchased 30 days in advance
This two day training addresses this critical need. Using presentations, small group work, role play and a decision making matrix many areas will be addressed including: defining the coaching service role and functions, coaching standards, issues of vulnerability, ethical decision making, performance enhancement and legal issues.
Ethical Guidelines- purchased within 30 days
Participants who attend the CCAR Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches training will Understand what ethics are and why ethics are so important when performing Recovery Coach Services
Learn how to stay in your lane as a recovery coach
Understand the decision making process
Develop guidelines for making ethical decisions
Apply the new learning to your every day work as an RC
All participants who successfully complete the Ethics Training will be provided with 12 CEUs.
Recently Added Continuing Education
These trainings are designed by our partners to develop stronger coaching skills
Self Care for Coaches
12 hours of Self-Care insight. Among human services and healthcare providers with high rates of mission-driven stress, secondary trauma and burn-out, it’s a pretty well-known concept. There are professional opportunities to learn what it is and how to implement it organizationally, as well as dedicated, paid time to practice self-care for individuals. In fact, Meaningful Trainings has written and delivered more than a few customized self-care workshops for employers and employee
Professionalism for Coaches
This new training is for coaches seeking opportunities to provide recovery support services in a variety of professional settings such as emergency rooms, court systems, treatment centers, and others. The 12-hour curriculum will prepare coaches in ten different characteristics commonly associated with professionalism: accountability, appearance, etiquette, organizational skills, communication, ethics and boundaries, reliability, demeanor, maintaining poise, competence, and self-care.
Recovery Basics For Parents
Participants in this course will learn to :-
Define and increase fluency in the language of recovery
Build capacity to understand, support and advocate for a child/young adult in his or her recovery
Learn about specific skill sets key to supporting recovery.
Create a learning community to advance the recognition, acceptance, and support of recovery.
Motivational Interviewing A, B, C
We have three unique Motivational Interviewing skills development workshops for Recovery Coaches. The series is called Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches/Certified Recovery Peer Advocates (A)(B)(C). Each is six hours long. They are developed specifically for peers with deep historical and foundation concepts provided. They each are split between presentation & facilitation of exercise, role & real play interactions.